Italy's Elisa Di Francisca wins foil gold

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Italy's Elisa Di Francisca celebrates her victory
Italy's Elisa Di Francisca celebrates her victory over Italy's Arianna Errigo at the end of their women's foil gold medal fencing bout as part of the London 2012 Olympic games

Italy's Elisa Di Francisca took the Olympic Games women's fencing foil gold medal on Saturday, defeating compatriot Arianna Errigo 12-11 in the final.

Defending champion Valentina Vezzali of Italy, who was seeking a sixth career gold, settled for bronze, defeating South Korea's Nam Hyun-Hee.