Rio Olympics 2016: Romanian women win first Rio gold in team epee

Romania's women's epee team won their country's first medal at Rio 2016

Romania's women won gold in the women's team epee to secure their country's first medal at Rio 2016.

The number two seeds completed a 44-38 victory over China, who were champions in London four years ago.

Romania, who finished sixth in the team epee in London, were in control throughout the game after winning the opening bout.

The Russian team secured their sixth bronze of these games with a narrow 37-31 victory over Estonia.

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