Belgian Fencing held the Flemish Open sabre satellite on Sunday.
Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) recorded pool victories over Rapp GER, Redshaw GBR, Hoschna CZE and Bottecchia BEL. Kirimlidis earned a bye into L32, where he faced Rapp GER for a second time and was knocked out 15-10. He placed 22nd of 53.
Michael Jacob had just one victory – over Saunders GBR – and finished 47th.
Team Italy made a clean sweep of the podium, with Alberto Pellegrini defeating Stefano Sbragia in the final.