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

The men's team foil was one of seven fencing events on the fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eighth appearance of the event. The competition was held from 21 to 22 July 1952. 77 fencers from 15 nations competed.[1]

Men's team foil
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenueWestend Tennis Hall, Espoo
Dates21–22 July
Competitors77 from 15 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Claude Netter, Jéhan Buhan, Jacques Lataste, Jacques Noël, Christian d'Oriola, Adrien Rommel  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Edoardo Mangiarotti, Manlio Di Rosa, Giancarlo Bergamini, Antonio Spallino, Giorgio Pellini, Renzo Nostini  Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Endre Tilli, Aladár Gerevich, Endre Palócz, Lajos Maszlay, Tibor Berczelly, József Sákovics  Hungary
← 1948
1956 →

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   Hungary 1 0 15 1
2   Belgium 1 0 9 3
3   Saar 0 2 4 24
Pool 2
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Egypt 1 0 9 4
2   Argentina 1 0 8 8
3   Soviet Union 0 2 12 17
Pool 3
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Great Britain 1 0 14 2
2   Italy 1 0 9 0
3   Venezuela 0 2 2 23
Pool 4
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Sweden 1 0 13 3
2   France 1 0 9 0
3   Australia 0 2 3 22
Pool 5
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Germany 1 0 10 6
2   United States 1 0 9 7
3   Romania 0 2 13 19

Round 2Edit

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

Pool 1
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Egypt 1 0 10 6
2   Italy 1 0 9 1
3   Sweden 0 2 7 19
Pool 2
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   France 1 0 9 2
2   Belgium 1 0 9 7
3   Great Britain 0 2 9 18
Pool 3
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Hungary 2 1 31 17
2   Argentina 2 1 27 21
3   United States 2 1 25 23
4   Germany 0 3 13 35

SemifinalsEdit

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

Pool 1
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   Hungary 1 0 11 5
2   Italy 1 0 9 1
3   Belgium 0 2 6 20
Pool B
Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
1   France 1 0 9 2
2   Egypt 1 0 9 7
3   Argentina 0 2 9 18

FinalEdit

The final was a round-robin.

Rank Nation Wins Losses Bouts Won Bouts Lost
    France 3 0 35 11
    Italy 2 1 34 12
    Hungary 1 2 16 31
4   Egypt 0 3 8 39

Results

RostersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1952 Olympic Results - Men's team foil". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 7 September 2011. Retrieved 14 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 Foil". Archived from the original on 17 January 2013.