Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's team épée

The men's team épée was one of seven fencing events on the fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics programme. It was the ninth appearance of the event. The competition was held from 25 July 1952, to 26 July 1952. 98 fencers from 19 nations competed.[1]

Men's team épée
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenueWestend Tennis Hall, Espoo
Dates25–26 July
Competitors98 from 19 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Edoardo Mangiarotti, Dario Mangiarotti, Giuseppe Delfino, Carlo Pavesi, Franco Bertinetti, Roberto Battaglia  Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Per Carleson, Carl Forssell, Bengt Ljungquist, Berndt-Otto Rehbinder, Sven Fahlman, Lennart Magnusson  Sweden
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Otto Rüfenacht, Paul Meister, Oswald Zappelli, Paul Barth, Willy Fitting, Mario Valota  Switzerland
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ResultsEdit

Source: Official results;[2] and Sports Reference[3]

Round 1Edit

The top two nations in each pool advanced to the quarter finals.

Pool 1
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Sweden 1 0 9 0
2   Great Britain 1 0 10 6
3   Poland 0 2 6 19
Pool 2
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Italy 1 0 8 4
2   United States 1 0 8 8
3   Soviet Union 0 2 12 16
Pool 3
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Hungary 1 0 14 1
2   Switzerland 1 0 8 2
3   Brazil 0 2 3 22
Pool 4
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Belgium 2 0 20 10
2   Denmark 2 0 17 9
3   Portugal 0 2 10 17
4   Venezuela 0 2 9 20
Pool 5
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Finland 1 0 11 4
2   Luxembourg 1 0 8 3
3   Australia 0 2 7 19
Pool 6
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   France 1 0 8 3
2   Norway 1 0 8 6
3   Egypt 0 2 11 16

Quarter FinalsEdit

The top two nations in each pool advanced to the semi-finals.

Pool 1
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Hungary 3 0 31 12
2   Luxembourg 2 1 23 22
3   France 1 2 19 15
4   Finland 0 3 16 30
Pool 2
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Italy 2 0 20 4
2   Switzerland 2 0 15 10
3   Belgium 0 2 8 15
4   Norway 0 2 6 20
Pool 3
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Sweden 2 1 30 15
2   Denmark 2 1 19 28
3   Great Britain 1 2 23 24
4   United States 1 2 20 25

SemifinalsEdit

The top two nations in each pool advanced to the final.

Pool 1
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Luxembourg 1 0 10 5
2   Italy 1 0 8 7
3   Denmark 0 2 12 18
Pool B
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Switzerland 1 1 18 12
2   Sweden 1 1 14 15
3   Hungary 1 1 13 18

FinalEdit

The final was a round-robin.

Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
    Italy 3 0 32 11
    Sweden 2 1 26 17
    Switzerland 1 2 18 24
4   Luxembourg 0 3 9 33

Results

RostersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1952 Olympic Results - Men's team épée". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 January 2012. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  2. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics official report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008.
  3. ^ "Fencing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's Epee, Team". Archived from the original on 17 January 2012.