27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian rugby players take Universiade gold in Kazan

The Russian rugby players beat Italy in the women’s gold medal game.

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Universiade. Day 12. Rugby 7. Finals © RIA Novosti/Vitaliy Belousov

After the first time, the Russians led with a score of 15:5. Kazakova Ekaterina, Petrova Marina and Edidzhi Rusiet put up a good performance, informs R-Sport. Sara Barattin brought five points for the Italian team. In the second half, the Russian team was able to increase the advantage. Edidzhi, Petrova and Khamidova contributed one try each. Manuela Furlan showed brilliant performance in the Italian team. The final score was 30:10 in favor for the Russians. On Wednesday in the final, Russia will play against France in the men’s tournament final.

R-Sport, July 17