1962 World Fencing Championships

The 1962 World Fencing Championships were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in July 1962.[1]

1962 World Championships in Fencing
Host cityArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Hungary (HUN)3317
2  Soviet Union (URS)2226
3  Poland (POL)1214
4  France (FRA)1023
5  Romania (ROM)1001
6  Sweden (SWE)0101
7  Italy (ITA)0011
  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (8 nations)88824


Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   German Sveshnikov   Witold Woyda   Jürgen Brecht
Team Foil   Soviet Union   Hungary   Poland
Individual Sabre   Zoltán Horváth   Jerzy Pawłowski   Claude Arabo
Team Sabre   Poland   Hungary   Soviet Union
Individual Épée   István Kausz   Tamás Gábor   Yves Dreyfus
Team Épée   France   Sweden   Soviet Union

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Olga Szabó-Orbán   Galina Gorokhova   Katalin Juhász
Team Foil   Hungary   Soviet Union   Italy

ReferencesEdit

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