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Fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, eight events in fencing were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre), but women competed only in foil events.[1]

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Gyözö Kulcsar
  Hungary
Grigory Kriss
  Soviet Union
Gianluigi Saccaro
  Italy
team épée
details
  Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Fenyvesi
Zoltan Nemere
Pál Schmitt
Gyözö Kulcsar
Pal Nagy
  Soviet Union (URS)
Grigory Kriss
Iosif Vitebsky
Aleksei Nikanchikov
Yuri Smolyakov
Viktor Modzalevsky
  Poland (POL)
Bogdan Andrzejewski
Michał Butkiewicz
Bogdan Gonsior
Henryk Nielaba
Kazimierz Barburski
individual foil
details
Ion Drîmbă
  Romania
Jenö Kamuti
  Hungary
Daniel Revenu
  France
team foil
details
  France (FRA)
Daniel Revenu
Gilles Berolatti
Christian Noël
Jean-Claude Magnan
Jacques Dimont
  Soviet Union (URS)
German Sveshnikov
Yuri Sharov
Vasili Stankovich
Viktor Putyatin
Yuri Sisikin
  Poland (POL)
Witold Woyda
Zbigniew Skrudlik
Ryszard Parulski
Egon Franke
Adam Lisewski
individual sabre
details
Jerzy Pawłowski
  Poland
Mark Rakita
  Soviet Union
Tibor Pézsa
  Hungary
team sabre
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Nazlymov
Viktor Sidyak
Eduard Vinokurov
Mark Rakita
Umar Mavlikhanov
  Italy (ITA)
Wladimiro Calarese
Michele Maffei
Cesare Salvadori
Pierluigi Chicca
Rolando Rigoli
  Hungary (HUN)
Tamás Kovács
János Kalmár
Péter Bakonyi
Miklós Meszéna
Tibor Pézsa

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
details
Elena Belova
  Soviet Union
Pilar Roldán
  Mexico
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
  Hungary
team foil
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksandra Zabelina
Tatyana Samusenko
Elena Belova
Galina Gorokhova
Svetlana Tširkova
  Hungary (HUN)
Lidia Dömölki-Sakovics
Ildikó Bóbis
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
Maria Jarmy
Paula Marosi-Foldesi
  Romania (ROU)
Ecaterina Iencic-Stahl
Ileana Gyulai-Drimba-Jenei
Maria Vicol
Olga Orban-Szabo
Ana Dersidan-Ene-Pascu

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)3407
2  Hungary (HUN)2237
3  Poland (POL)1023
4  France (FRA)1012
  Romania (ROU)1012
6  Italy (ITA)0112
7  Mexico (MEX)0101
Totals (7 nations)88824


Participating nationsEdit

A total of 275 fencers (217 men and 58 women) from 34 nations competed at the Mexico City Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1968 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-23.

SourcesEdit