Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's team épée

The men's team épée was one of seven fencing events on the Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth appearance of the event.

Men's team épée
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
VenueVélodrome d'hiver
DatesJuly 6–9
Competitors88 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Georges Buchard, Roger Ducret, Lucien Gaudin, André Labattut, Lionel Liottel, Alexandre Lippmann, Georges Tainturier
 France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Paul Anspach, Joseph De Craecker, Charles Delporte, Fernand de Montigny, Ernest Gevers, Léon Tom
 Belgium
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Giulio Basletta, Marcello Bertinetti, Giovanni Canova, Vincenzo Cuccia, V. Montegazza, Oreste Moricca
 Italy
← 1920
1928 →

The competition was held from Saturday July 6, 1924, to Tuesday July 9, 1924. 16 teams, composed of 88 fencers, competed.

RostersEdit

Each team could have up to eight members. Four were selected for each match.

Argentina
Belgium
Cuba
Denmark
France
Great Britain
Greece
Italy
Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United States
Uruguay

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

The top two teams in each pool advanced. Each team played each other team in its pool, unless a match was unnecessary to determine qualification. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches.

Pool AEdit

The Spain vs. Norway match was tied on bouts, 8 to 8, and touches, 19 to 19, so was scored as a draw.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ESP ITA NOR
1   Spain 1.5 0.5 17 15 Q 9–7 8–8
2   Italy 1 1 16 16 7–9 9–7
3   Norway 0.5 1.5 15 17 8–8 7–9

Pool BEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. BEL GBR ARG
1   Belgium 1 0 11 5 Q 11–5
2   Great Britain 1 0 9 7 9–7
3   Argentina 0 2 12 20 5–11 7–9

Pool CEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRA USA SWE
1   France 1 0 13 3 Q 13–3
2   United States 1 0 9 7 9–7
3   Sweden 0 2 10 22 3–13 7–9

Pool DEdit

Portugal received the top rank over the Netherlands on touches received, 56 to 60. Uruguay topped Denmark, 64 to 65.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. POR NED URU DEN
1   Portugal 2 1 26 22 Q 6–10 10–6 10–6
2   Netherlands 2 1 26 22 10–6 9–7 7–9
3   Uruguay 1 2 22 26 6–10 7–9 9–7
4   Denmark 1 2 22 26 6–10 9–7 7–9

Pool EEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. SUI CUB GRE
1   Switzerland 1 0 12 4 Q 12–4
2   Cuba 1 0 9 7 9–7
3   Greece 0 2 11 21 4–12 7–9

QuarterfinalsEdit

The top two teams in each pool advanced. Each team played each other team in its pool, unless a match was unnecessary to determine qualification. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches.

Pool AEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. POR ESP CUB GBR
1   Portugal 2 0 23 9 Q 11–5 12–4
2   Spain 2 0 20 12 9–7 11–5
3   Cuba 0 2 12 20 5–11 7–9
4   Great Britain 0 2 9 23 4–12 5–11

Pool BEdit

The United States won the match against Switzerland on touches, 21 to 19.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. BEL USA SUI
1   Belgium 1 0 13 3 Q 13–3
2   United States 1 0 8 8 8–8
3   Switzerland 0 2 11 21 3–13 8–8

Pool CEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRA ITA NED
1   France 1 0 13 3 Q 13–3
2   Italy 1 0 10 6 10–6
3   Netherlands 0 2 9 23 3–13 6–10

SemifinalsEdit

The top two teams in each pool advanced. Each team played each other team in its pool, unless the match was unnecessary to decide qualification. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches.

Pool AEdit

France was ahead of Portugal on touches received in the standings, 15 to 17.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRA POR USA
1   France 1 0 10 6 Q 10–6
2   Portugal 1 0 10 6 10–6
3   United States 0 2 12 20 6–10 6–10

Pool BEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ITA BEL ESP
1   Italy 1 0 10 6 Q 10–6
2   Belgium 1 0 9 7 9–7
3   Spain 0 2 13 19 6–10 7–9

FinalEdit

Each team played each other team. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches. France won its bout against Italy on touches, 21 to 20.

Pos Team W L BW BL FRA BEL ITA POR
    France 3 0 29 17 10–5 8–8 11–4
    Belgium 2 1 25 22 5–10 11–5 9–7
    Italy 1 2 21 26 8–8 5–11 8–7
4   Portugal 0 3 18 28 4–11 7–9 7–8

ReferencesEdit

  • Kubatko, Justin. "Fencing at the 1924 Paris Summer Games: Men's Épée, Team". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved August 27, 2009.
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2009-02-16.