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Died three-time Olympic champion in fencing Alexandra Zabelina


MOSCOW, Mar 27 Three-time Olympic champion foil fencer Alexandra Zabelina dies at age 85 years, according to the website of the Dynamo sports society. “The leadership and employees of the Dynamo society, Dynamo athletes, coaches and veterans express their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Alexandra Ivanovna,” the message says. Zabelina won the team at the 1960, 1968 Olympics and 1972, she is also a nine-time world champion (1956-1958, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971), Honored Master of Sports of the USSR. Zabelina is the first Soviet athlete to become the world champion in the individual championship.

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