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U.S. Woman Takes Gold in Saber Event

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U.S. Woman Takes Gold in Saber Event

U.S. Woman Takes Gold in Saber Event

U.S. Woman Takes Gold in Saber Event

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History was made at the Olympics in the little noticed sport of fencing when an American won a gold medal in fencing for the first time in 100 years. Mariel Zagunis won the women's saber competition, which was being held for the first time. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.