1998 World Fencing Championships

The 1998 World Fencing Championships were held in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

1998 World Championships in Fencing
Host citySwitzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Date(s)October 6 – 11

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Épée   Hugues Obry   Peter Vanky   Carlos Pedroso
  Attila Fekete
Individual Foil   Sergei Golubitsky   Elvis Gregory Gil   Salvatore Sanzo
  Piotr Kielpikowski
Individual Sabre   Luigi Tarantino   Raffaello Caserta   Fernando Medina
  Sergey Sharikov
Team Épée   Hungary
Attila Fekete
Géza Imre
Krisztián Kulcsár
Iván Kovács
  France
Hugues Obry
Frantz Philippe
Rémy Delhomme
Éric Srecki
  Russia
Pavel Kolobkov
Valery Zakharevich
Andrey Kolotilin
Aleksandr Eletskikh
Team Foil   Poland
Piotr Kielpikowski
Slawomir Mocek
Adam Krzesinski
  France
Patrice Lhotellier
Laurent Bel
Lionel Plumenail
  South Korea
Kim Yong-Ho
You Bong-Hyung
Chung Kwang-Suk
Kim Seung-Pyo
Team Sabre   Hungary
Domonkos Ferjancsik
György Boros
Zsolt Nemcsik
József Navarrete
  France
Damien Touya
Jean-Philippe Daurelle
Matthieu Gourdain
Gael Touya
  Poland
Norbert Jaskot
Marcin Sobala
Rafał Sznajder
Dariusz Gilman

Women's eventsEdit

Event   Gold   Silver   Bronze
Individual Épée   Laura Flessel-Colovic   Denise Holzkamp   Hajnalka Tóth
  Gyöngyi Szalay
Individual Foil   Sabine Bau   Svetlana Boyko   Valentina Vezzali
  Giovanna Trillini
Team Épée   France
Laura Flessel-Colovic
Valérie Barlois-Mevel-Leroux
Sophie Moressée-Pichot
Sangita Tripathi
  Cuba
Tamara Estery Almeida
Miraida Garcia Soto
Zuleid Ortiz Puente
Mila Palma Gonzalez
  Ukraine
Eva Vybornova
Viktoria Titova
Alla Mironuk
Anna Garina
Team Foil   Italy
Valentina Vezzali
Giovanna Trillini
Annamaria Giacometti
Diana Bianchedi
  Romania
Reka Zsofia Lazăr-Szabo
Roxana Scarlat
Laura Badea
Claudia Vanță
  Poland
Barbara Wolnicka
Sylwia Gruchała
Anna Rybicka
Magdalena Mroczkiewicz

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)3306
2  Italy (ITA)2136
3  Hungary (HUN)2035
4  Germany (GER)1102
5  Poland (POL)1034
6  Ukraine (UKR)1012
7  Cuba (CUB)0213
8  Russia (RUS)0123
9  Romania (ROU)0101
  Sweden (SWE)0101
11  South Korea (KOR)0011
  Spain (ESP)0011
Totals (12 nations)10101535

ReferencesEdit