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    Poland Dominates European Wheelchair Fencing Championships with Four Medals

    Adrian Castro and the Polish women’s épée team secured gold, while Karolina Strawińska and Marta Fidrych clinched bronze within two days of competition at the European Championships.

    Adrian Castro Seals Victory with Commanding Performance

    Adrian Castro of the Polish wheelchair fencing team exhibited a dominant performance in the final sabre category B bout, securing gold against British fencer Dimitri Coutya. Maintaining a swift lead throughout, Castro’s strategic prowess secured a 15-7 victory.

    Karolina Strawińska, transitioning from athletics to wheelchair fencing, claimed bronze in the épée category B. Despite facing initial challenges, Strawińska’s determination and strategic adaptation culminated in a podium finish.

    Polish Women’s Team Triumphs in Thrilling Finish

    Marta Fidrych’s bronze medal win in the épée category A was marked by a stunning comeback, culminating in a nail-biting 45-44 victory over Ukrainian rival Jewhenija Breus. Fidrych’s resilience and strategic adjustments proved instrumental in securing the win.

    In a thrilling semifinal, the Polish women’s épée team, led by Marta Fidrych, staged a remarkable comeback against Ukraine, securing a spot in the gold medal match. Fidrych’s decisive final touch secured victory in the dying moments of the match, showcasing Poland’s resilience and determination.

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