Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

At the 1956 Summer Olympics, seven fencing events were contested, six for men and one for women.[1]

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual épée
details
Carlo Pavesi
  Italy
Giuseppe Delfino
  Italy
Edoardo Mangiarotti
  Italy
team épée
details
  Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Delfino
Franco Bertinetti
Alberto Pellegrino
Giorgio Anglesio
Carlo Pavesi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
  Hungary (HUN)
Bela Rerrich
Ambrus Nagy
Barnabas Berzsenyi
Jozsef Marosi
Jozsef Sakovics
Lajos Balthazár
  France (FRA)
Yves Dreyfus
Rene Queyroux
Daniel Dagallier
Claude Nigon
Armand Mouyal
individual foil
details
Christian d'Oriola
  France
Giancarlo Bergamini
  Italy
Antonio Spallino
  Italy
team foil
details
  Italy (ITA)
Vittorio Lucarelli
Luigi Arturo Carpaneda
Manlio Di Rosa
Giancarlo Bergamini
Antonio Spallino
Edoardo Mangiarotti
  France (FRA)
Bernard Baudoux
Rene Coicaud
Claude Netter
Roger Closset
Christian d'Oriola
Jacques Lataste
  Hungary (HUN)
Lajos Somodi
Jozsef Gyuricza
Endre Tilli
Jozsef Marosi
Mihaly Fülöp
Jozsef Sakovics
individual sabre
details
Rudolf Kárpáti
  Hungary
Jerzy Pawłowski
  Poland
Lev Kuznetsov
  Soviet Union
team sabre
details
  Hungary (HUN)
Attila Keresztes
Aladár Gerevich
Rudolf Kárpáti
Jenö Hamori
Pál Kovács
Daniel Magay
  Poland (POL)
Zygmunt Pawlas
Jerzy Pawłowski
Wojciech Zabłocki
Andrzej Ryszard Piątkowski
Marian Zygmunt Kuszewski
Ryszard Zub
  Soviet Union (URS)
Yakov Rylsky
David Tyshler
Lev Kuznetsov
Yevgeni Cherepovsky
Leonid Bogdanov

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
details
Gillian Sheen
  Great Britain
Olga Orban
  Romania
Renée Garilhe
  France

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)3227
2  Hungary (HUN)2114
3  France (FRA)1124
4  Great Britain (GBR)1001
5  Poland (POL)0202
6  Romania (ROM)0101
7  Soviet Union (URS)0022
Totals (7 nations)77721

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 165 fencers (142 men and 23 women) from 23 nations competed at the Melbourne Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1956 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 October 2010.