1957 World Fencing Championships

The 1957 World Fencing Championships were held in Paris, France.[1]

1957 World Championships in Fencing
Host cityFrance Paris, France

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (France)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Hungary (HUN)3317
2  Italy (ITA)2035
3  France (FRA)*1102
  Soviet Union (URS)1102
5  Poland (POL)1012
6  West Germany (FRG)0202
7  United States (USA)0101
8  Great Britain (GBR)0022
9  Austria (AUT)0011
Totals (9 nations)88824


Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Mihály Fülöp   Mark Midler   Allan Jay
Team Foil   Hungary   France   Italy
Individual Sabre   Jerzy Pawłowski   Rudolf Kárpáti   Tamás Mendelényi
Team Sabre   Hungary   Soviet Union   Poland
Individual Épée   Armand Mouyal   Gurgy Baranyi   Franco Bertinetti
Team Épée   Italy   Hungary   Great Britain

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Alexandra Zabelina   Heidi Schmid   Irene Camber
Team Foil   Italy   West Germany   Austria

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records & Results (1987). Fencing World Championships, pages 165-167. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.