Park storms back to win gold

Park, just 20, beat 41-year-old Geza Imre of Hungary 15-14.

Park Sangyoung (right) of South Korea is greeted by Hungary's Geza Imre on the podium.   -  Reuters

South Korean Park Sangyoung stormed back to score the final five points and take gold in men's epee on Tuesday in a match-up of the youngest and oldest fencers in the field.

Park, just 20, beat 41-year-old Geza Imre of Hungary 15-14.

Despite the loss, Imre is fencing's oldest Olympic individual medalist since 1952 when another Hungarian, Aladar Gurevich won the silver in men's sabre at 42.

Top-ranked Gauthier Grumier won the bronze.

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