Day 6 Olympic Fencing: Women's Epee Team
On Thursday the women's epee fencers competed again in team. The US team entered the competition ranked 7th and started with the 2nd ranked Romanian team. They fenced a very tight match and entered the last round with an even score 16-16. Courtney Hurley finished with the Beijing Bronze medalist Ana Maria Popescu. Courtney managed to gain a 3 point lead but in the last minute Popescu evened the score and managed to win in overtime.
After their loss the US team beat France and Korea and finished 5th.
The Romanian team defeated Russia in the semi final and China in the final, finishing the day with a gold medal. In the Bronze medal match Russia won over Estonia.