5 August 2012 Last updated at 21:30

Olympic Fencing: Italy's men win gold in team foil

Italy beat Japan for the gold medal in men's team foil for its third fencing title at the London Olympics at the Excel arena.

The Italian top seeds and favorites held on to win 45-39 under constant pressure from the persistent seventh-seeded Japanese.

Germany took bronze with a 45-27 win over the United States, denying the Americans their second fencing bronze of the games.

Watch the final of the team foil on BBC Sport's Interactive Video Player.

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