Olympic gold medallist Kim Ji-yeon claimed a comprehensive final victory as the Asian Fencing Championships opened today.
The 30-year-old South Korean, the London 2012 women's sabre winner, won in the same category today in Thailand's capital Bangkok.
She defeated Jiarui Quan of China in the final at Thammasat University, easing home 15-5.
Bronze medals went to Hong Kong's Hin Wai Lam and another South Korean in Sooyeon Choi.
Kim had to beat her compatriot in the semi-finals and had a much tougher time of it, only edging through 15-13.
The men's foil title was also decided today with Hong Kong's Siu Lun Chung winning gold.
He defeated Jun Heo of South Korea in the final, 15-7.
Hong Kong's Taegyu Ha and China's Mengkai Huang won bronze.
At the European Championships in Novi Sad in Serbia, gold medals went to France and Russia.
Yannick Borel won the men's epee title for France at the Sport and Business Center SPENS, edging double world champion Nikolai Novosjolov of Estonia 15-14.
Richard Schmidt of Germany and Ukraine's Bogdan Nikishin won bronze.
Russia's Rio 2016 Olympic champion Inna Deriglazova clinched the women's foil honours.
She defeated Italy's two-time world champion Arianna Errigo 15-9 in the final.
Bronze medals went to Italy's Alice Volpi and Poland’s Martyna Synoradzka.