The U.S. fencing team won bronze Friday in men's foil, its first medal in the event in 84 years.
The Americans, led by top-ranked Alexander Massialas and Gerek Meinhardt, throttled Italy 45-31 for its third medal in fencing so far at the Rio Games.
Massialas and Daryl Homer won silver medals in their respective individual events.
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Massialas and Meinhardt dominated the Italians with a three-match stretch in which they outscored their opponents 20-1. The win was especially sweet for Massialas, whose poor performance in the semifinals kept his team from fighting for a gold medal.