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Fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's team sabre

The men's team sabre was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics programme. It was the thirteenth appearance of the event. The competition was held from October 20 to 21, 1968. 56 fencers from 12 nations competed.[1]

Men's team sabre
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Venue Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall
Dates October 20 – 21
Competitors 56 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Umyar Mavlikhanov, Mark Rakita, Viktor Sidyak, Vladimir Nazlymov, Eduard Vinokurov  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wladimiro Calarese, Rolando Rigoli, Pierluigi Chicca, Michele Maffei, Cesare Salvadori  Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tibor Pézsa, Miklós Meszéna, János Kalmár, Péter Bakonyi, Tamás Kovács  Hungary
← 1964
1972 →
Fencing at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men women
Sabre men
Team sabre men

Contents

MedalistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Soviet Union (URS)   Italy (ITA)   Hungary (HUN)

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Ties between teams were broken by individual victories (in parentheses), then by touches received.

Pool A
1.   Soviet Union (URS) 2-0 (24:2) Q2
2.   Great Britain (GBR) 1-1 (12:4) Q2
3.   Mexico (MEX) 0-2 (6:26)
Pool B
1.   Hungary (HUN) 2-0 (29:3) Q2
2.   West Germany (FRG) 1-1 (17:15) Q2
3.   Ireland (IRL) 0-2 (2:30)
Pool C
1.   Italy (ITA) 2-0 (24:3) Q2
2.   United States (USA) 1-1 (13:14) Q2
3.   Argentina (ARG) 0-2 (6:26)
Pool D
1.   France (FRA) 2-0 (22:10) Q2
2.   Poland (POL) 1-1 (20:12) Q2
3.   Cuba (CUB) 0-2 (6:26)

Championship roundsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
     
  Soviet Union (URS) 9        
  Great Britain (GBR) 1  
  Soviet Union (URS) 9
    France (FRA) 4  
  France (FRA) 9
  Poland (POL) 2  
  Soviet Union (URS)   9
    Italy (ITA)   7
  Italy (ITA) 8
  United States (USA) 6  
  Italy (ITA) 9
    Hungary (HUN) 6  
  Hungary (HUN) 9
  West Germany (FRG) 4  


Bronze medal matchEdit

Semifinals Bronze medal match
           
  France (FRA)
Bye
  France (FRA) 5
  Hungary (HUN)   9
  Hungary (HUN)
Bye

Fifth place semifinalEdit

5th place semifinals 5th/6th place match
           
  Poland (POL) 9
  Great Britain (GBR) 2
  Poland (POL) 9
  United States (USA) 5
  United States (USA) 9
  West Germany (FRG) 7

RostersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1968 Olympic Results - Men's team sabre". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-23.