1959 World Fencing Championships

The 1959 World Fencing Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary.[1]

1959 World Championships in Fencing
Host cityHungary Budapest, Hungary

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Hungary)

1  Soviet Union (URS)3339
2  Hungary (HUN)*3216
3  Great Britain (GBR)1102
4  Poland (POL)1012
5  France (FRA)0112
  West Germany (FRG)0112
7  Italy (ITA)0011
Totals (7 nations)88824

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Allan Jay   Claude Netter   Mark Midler
Team Foil   Soviet Union   West Germany   Hungary
Individual Sabre   Rudolf Kárpáti   Tamás Mendelényi   Jerzy Pawłowski
Team Sabre   Poland   Hungary   Soviet Union
Individual Épée   Bruno Kharbarov   Allan Jay   Giuseppe Delfino
Team Épée   Hungary   Soviet Union   France

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Emma Yefimova   Galina Gorokhova   Tatyana Petrenko-Samusenko
Team Foil   Hungary   Soviet Union   West Germany


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