Fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's team épée

The men's team épée was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourteenth appearance of the event. The competition was held from 8 to 9 September 1972. 94 fencers from 20 nations competed.[1]

Men's team épée
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueExhibition Halls 12 & 20
Dates8 – 9 September 1972
Competitors94 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Csaba Fenyvesi
Győző Kulcsár
Pál Schmitt
Sándor Erdős
István Osztrics
 Hungary
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Guy Evéquoz
Peter Lötscher
Daniel Giger
Christian Kauter
François Suchanecki
 Switzerland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Grigory Kriss
Viktor Modzolevsky
Georgi Zažitski
Sergey Paramonov
Igor Valetov
 Soviet Union
← 1968
1976 →

RostersEdit

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1 Pool AEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRA NOR GBR LIB
1   France 3 0 31 14 QQ 9–4 10–6 12–4
2   Norway 2 1 26 19 Q16 4–9 9–7 13–3
3   Great Britain 0 2 13 19 6–10 7–9
4   Lebanon 0 2 7 25 4–12 3–13
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 271–74

Round 1 Pool BEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. URS AUT ITA CAN
1   Soviet Union 3 0 35 9 QQ 9–3 13–3 13–3
2   Austria 2 1 24 20 Q16 3–9 9–7 12–4
3   Italy 0 2 10 22 3–13 7–9
4   Canada 0 2 7 25 3–13 4–12
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 271–74

Round 1 Pool CEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. HUN SWE FRG DEN
1   Hungary 2 1 31 14 QQ 5–10 10–4 16–0
2   Sweden 2 1 27 18 Q16 10–5 7–8 10–5
3   West Germany 2 1 20 21 4–10 8–7 8–4
4   Denmark 0 3 9 34 0–16 5–10 4–8
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 271–74

Round 1 Pool DEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. SUI POL LUX MEX
1   Switzerland 3 0 36 11 QQ 9–6 12–4 15–1
2   Poland 2 1 26 20 6–9 9–6 11–5
3   Luxembourg 0 2 10 21 4–12 6–9
4   Mexico 0 2 6 26 1–15 5–11
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 271–74

Round 1 Pool EEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ROU USA GDR ARG
1   Romania 2 1 32 16 QQ 8.59–8.64 11–5 13–3
2   United States 2 1 30 18 Q16 8.64–8.59 8.61–8.65 14–2
3   East Germany 2 1 26 22 5–11 8.65–8.61 13–3
4   Argentina 0 3 7 25 3–13 2–14 3–13
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 271–74

Elimination roundsEdit

Main bracketEdit

First round Second round Semifinals Finals
            
A2   Norway 8
B2   Austria 2
A2   Norway 2
A1   France 8
A1   France 5
D1   Switzerland 8
D1   Switzerland 9
E1   Romania 2
D1   Switzerland 4
C1   Hungary 8
C2   Sweden 9
E2   United States 2
C2   Sweden 7
B1   Soviet Union 8
B1   Soviet Union 5
C1   Hungary 8
Third place
C1   Hungary 9 A1   France 4
D2   Poland 1 B1   Soviet Union 9

5th place consolation bracketEdit

  Semifinals Final
                           
  A2   Norway 5  
E1   Romania 9  
  E1   Romania 9
    D2   Poland 3
C2   Sweden 7
  D2   Poland 9  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1972 Olympic Results - Men's team épée". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 February 2011.