London: Ruben Limardo snared Venezuela's first Olympic fencing medal Wednesday, winning the gold medal match in the men's individual epee.

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Limardo beat Norway's Bartosz Piasecki 15-10 in the title bout.Limardo was the 12th seed coming into the tournament, reaching its final after a series of major upsets.

"I feel all the joy in the world. I visualized the whole competition. I knew I was going to win it," he said.South Korean fencer Jung Jinsun won bronze earlier, edging out Seth Kelsey of the US.

(Agencies)

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