The French were still four in the round of 16 of the World Championships organized in Milan in epee. They will only be two in quarters. Out of a maximum of three possible since two of them clashed. In this fratricidal fight, it was Marie-Flore Candassamy who got the better of her compatriot Coraline Vitalis (15-11). At the same time, Alexandra Louis-Marie was very hot against the Kenyan Alexandra Ndolo, only beaten by a touch (14-13).
For a place in the last four, Candassamy (seed number 3) will face Hungary's Anna Kun (number 6) while Alexandra Louis-Marie (number 5) will face Italy's Alberta Santuccio (number 4). It is however over for Auriane Mallo, dominated by the Italian Mara Navarria (13-15).