1966 World Fencing Championships

The 1966 World Fencing Championships were held in Moscow, Soviet Union. The event took place from July 6 to July 16, 1966. They were organized by the USSR Fencing Federation.[1]

1966 World Championships in Fencing
Host citySoviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
A Soviet stamp dedicated to the 1966 World Fencing Championships

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Soviet Union)

1  Soviet Union (URS)*53210
2  Hungary (HUN)1315
3  France (FRA)1225
4  Poland (POL)1023
5  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (5 nations)88824

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   German Sveshnikov   Jean-Claude Magnan   Viktor Putyatin
Team Foil   Soviet Union   Hungary   Poland
Individual Sabre   Jerzy Pawłowski   Tibor Pézsa   Zoltán Horváth
Team Sabre   Hungary   Soviet Union   France
Individual Épée   Aleksey Nikanchikov   Claude Bourquard   Bohdan Gonsior
Team Épée   France   Soviet Union   Sweden

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Tatyana Petrenko-Samusenko   Alexandra Zabelina   Galina Gorokhova
Team Foil   Soviet Union   Hungary   France


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