1997 World Fencing Championships

The 1997 World Fencing Championships were held from 13 July to 19 July 1997 in Cape Town, South Africa at the newly constructed Foreshore Exhibition Centre.

1997 World Championships in Fencing
Host citySouth Africa Cape Town, South Africa
Date(s)July 13 – 19

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual épée   Éric Srecki   Pavel Kolobkov   Robert Andrzejuk
  Robert Leroux
Individual foil   Sergei Golubitsky   Kim Young-ho   Wang Haibin
  Lionel Plumenail
Individual sabre   Stanislav Pozdnyakov   Luigi Tarantino   Rafal Sznajder
  Damien Touya
Team épée   Cuba
Nelson Loyola Torriente
Iván Trevejo Perez
Carlos Pedroso
  Germany
Arnd Schmitt
Michael Flegler
Mark Steifensand
Elmar Borrmann
  Italy
Angelo Mazzoni
Sandro Cuomo
Alfredo Rota
Maurizio Randazzo
Team foil   France
Lionel Plumenail
Olivier Lambert
Franck Boidin
Laurent Bel
  Cuba
Rolando Tuckers Leon
Oscar García Pérez
Elvis Gregory Gil
Ignacio González
  Italy
Daniele Crosta
Alessandro Puccini
Stefano Cerioni
Salvatore Sanzo
Team sabre   France
Damien Touya
Jean-Philippe Daurelle
Gaël Touya
Matthieu Gourdain
  Russia
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Sergey Sharikov
Grigory Kiriyenko
Aleksandr Shirshov
  Hungary
Domonkos Ferjancsik
József Navarrete
György Boros
Csaba Köves

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual épée   Mirayda Garcia Soto   Zuleydis Ortíz   Taymi Chappé
  Gyöngyi Szalay
Individual foil   Giovanna Trillini   Sabine Bau   Diana Bianchedi
  Monika Weber
Team épée   Hungary
Gyöngyi Szalay
Adrienn Hormay
Tímea Nagy
Hajnalka Király
  Germany
Imke Duplitzer
Claudia Bokel
Katja Nass
Eva-Maria Ittner
  France
Laura Flessel-Colovic
Sophie Moressée-Pichot
Valérie Barlois
Elsa Girardot
Team foil   Italy
Giovanna Trillini
Diana Bianchedi
Valentina Vezzali
Annamaria Giacometti
  Romania
Laura Badea
Reka Szabo-Lazar
Roxana Scarlat
Mioara David
  Germany
Sabine Bau
Monika Weber
Rita Koenig
Gesine Schiel

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)3047
2  Cuba (CUB)2204
3  Italy (ITA)2136
4  Russia (RUS)1203
5  Hungary (HUN)1023
6  Ukraine (UKR)1001
7  Germany (GER)0325
8  Romania (ROU)0101
  South Korea (KOR)0101
10  Poland (POL)0022
11  China (CHN)0011
  Spain (ESP)0011
Totals (12 entries)10101535

ReferencesEdit