Hungary's Aron Szilagyi beat Italy's Diego Occhiuzzi to win gold in the men's individual sabre by a score of 15-8 on Saturday, the same outcome between the two countries as when London hosted the 1948 Olympics.
Fifth seed Szilagyi took a commanding 7-0 lead before the end of the first period of regulation and never looked back. A silver for Occhiuzzi, seeded 14, was an unexpected triumph for the 31-year-old from Napoli.
In 1948, Hungarian fencing giant Aladar Gerevich beat Italian Vincenzo Pinton. Gerevich has a record haul of gold medals for a fencer.
(Reporting By Daniel Bases)