1986 World Fencing Championships

The 1986 World Fencing Championships were held in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event took place from July 25 to August 3, 1986.[1]

1986 World Championships in Fencing
Host cityBulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Bulgaria)

1  Soviet Union (URS)3115
2  West Germany (FRG)2215
3  Italy (ITA)2125
4  France (FRA)1012
5  Cuba (CUB)0101
  Hungary (HUN)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
  Romania (ROU)0101
9  Bulgaria (BUL)*0022
10  East Germany (GDR)0011
Totals (10 nations)88824

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Andrea Borella   Tulio Díaz   Mauro Numa
Team Foil   Italy   West Germany   East Germany
Individual Sabre   Sergey Mindirgasov   Imre Bujdosó   Vasil Etropolski
Team Sabre   Soviet Union   Poland   Bulgaria
Individual Épée   Philippe Riboud   Mikloş-Gabor Bodoczi   Olivier Lenglet
Team Épée   West Germany   Soviet Union   Italy

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Foil   Anja Fichtel   Sabine Bau   Olga Voshchakina
Team Foil   Soviet Union   Italy   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.