Women's Individual Sabre
Gold medal favorite: Xue Tan - China
Venue: Olympic Green Convention Centre
US Women Sweep Sabre
The United States took the lead in medal count on the first day of the Olympics due to the sweep of the Women’s Sabre event by the trio of Mariel Zagunis, Sada Jacobson, and Rebecca Ward. Zagunis repeated her gold medal win of 4 years ago by defeating teammate Jacobson 15-8 in the gold medal [...]
For the United States first medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, they have managed to win every medal in the women’s individual sabre.
Mariel Zagunis beat team mate Sada Jacobson in the final to win gold. Jacobson walks away with the silver medal.
Becca Ward held off Sofiya Velikaya of Russia 15-14 to take the bronze [...]