Ukrainian Olga Harlan defeated Russian Olga Nikitina and won at the stage of the Fencing World Cup in Montreal, Canada.
On the way to victory, the Ukrainian defeated six rivals. At first, she easily dealt with Frenchwoman Margot Rifkiss (15: 7), Japanese Noriku Tamur (15: 7), American Mariel Zagunis (15: 8) and Frenchwoman Sarah Balzer (15: 7). In the semifinals, she had to compete with Chinese Shao Yatsi. Harlan was the winner there - 15:14.
In the final, Harlan opposed Olga Nikitina from Russia. The Russian woman failed to create decent resistance to our athlete. As a result, a fairly confident victory 15: 7.