Boom: Apithy (FRA) v Reshetnikov (RUS)

Bolade Apithy is another one of my favourite fencers to watch: he’s got some serious acceleration, which always makes for spectacular sabre. Here’s a very nice marching attack from his bout against Reshetnikov in the semifinal between France and Russia at the 2014 World Championships in Kazan:

2014-10-12 Apithy v Reshetnikov ImpureEnchantedBorderterrier

That launch at the end: wow.

Full team match between France and Russia is available here:

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