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Usmanov Elected FIE President

12/06/2008, 12:00pm CST
By Craig Harkins

Alisher Usmanov defeated Rene Roch in the election of FIE president today by a vote of 66-61. The member nations of the FIE (International Fencing Federation) each had one vote and chose to change from the incumbent leadership of Roch.

The mood after the vote was announced was one of shock as existing FIE staff are left to wonder what, if any, role they will have under the new administration.

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