Zarifa Huseynova in her first World Fencing Championship, held in Egypt, was able to reach the semifinals.
Azerbaijani sabre fencer Zarifa Huseynova has achieved historical success, having won the first medal for the country at the Cadet World Fencing Championships, held in Cairo (Egypt).
Huseynova won the bronze medal of the world championship.
She began her performance at the world championship with four victories in the group stage. At the 1/16 finals, she defeated Egyptian (15: 8), Uzbekistan (15:11) in the 1/8 finals, and Korean fencers in the quarterfinals (15: 6).
In the semifinals, Huseynova lost to fencer from USA (9:15) and took third place.