Fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's foil

The women's foil was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eleventh appearance of the event. The competition was held from 2 to 3 September 1972. 44 fencers from 20 nations competed.[1]

Women's foil
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueExhibition Halls 12 & 20
Dates2 – 3 September 1972
Competitors44 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Antonella Ragno-Lonzi  Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis  Hungary
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Galina Gorokhova  Soviet Union
← 1968
1976 →

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1 Pool AEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. AZ MM MCDD MI HK WPR
1   Aleksandra Zabelina (URS) 4 1 18 10 Q 4–1 2–4 4–2 4–1 4–2
2   Max Madsen (DEN) 3 2 15 12 1–4 4–2 2–4 4–1 4–1
3   Marie-Chantal Depetris-Demaille (FRA) 2 3 16 14 4–2 2–4 3–4 3–4 4–0
4   Marlene Infante (CUB) 2 3 15 17 2–4 4–2 4–3 3–4 2–4
5   Harriet King (USA) 2 3 13 18 1–4 1–4 4–3 4–3 3–4
6   Waltraut Peck-Repa (AUT) 2 3 11 17 2–4 1–4 0–4 4–2 4–3
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 277

Round 1 Pool BEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. IB SG ISUR OOS MED
1   Irmela Broniecki (FRG) 3 1 14 8 Q 2–4 4–3 4–0 4–1
2   Sue Green (GBR) 3 1 14 11 4–2 4–2 2–4 4–3
3   Ildikó Ságiné Ujlakyné Rejtő (HUN) 2 2 13 10 3–4 2–4 4–1 4–1
4   Olga Orban-Szabo (ROU) 2 2 9 11 0–4 4–2 1–4 4–1
5   Harriet King (USA) 0 4 6 16 1–4 3–4 1–4 1–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 277

Round 1 Pool CEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. IFB BGD ClC ADEP HH
1   Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis (HUN) 3 1 13 6 Q 1–4 4–1 4–1 4–0
2   Brigitte Gapais-Dumont (FRA) 3 1 14 9 4–1 4–3 2–4 4–1
3   Claudine le Comte (BEL) 2 2 12 10 1–4 3–4 4–1 4–1
4   Ana Derșidan-Ene-Pascu (ROU) 2 2 10 12 1–4 4–2 1–4 4–2
5   Hannelore Hradez (AUT) 0 4 4 16 0–4 1–4 1–4 2–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 277

Round 1 Pool DEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. CRC KLR MS ME KS SISM
1   Cathérine Rousselet-Ceretti (FRA) 4 1 19 13 Q 4–3 3–4 4–3 4–1 4–2
2   Katarína Lokšová-Ráczová (TCH) 3 2 18 11 3–4 4–0 3–4 4–1 4–2
3   Mária Szolnoki (HUN) 3 2 13 14 4–3 0–4 4–3 1–4 4–0
4   Marion Exelby (AUS) 2 3 16 17 3–4 4–3 3–4 2–4 4–2
5   Kamilla Składanowska (POL) 2 3 11 15 1–4 1–4 4–1 4–2 1–4
6   Sylvia Iannuzzi-San Martín (ARG) 1 4 10 17 2–4 2–4 0–4 2–4 4–1
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 277

Round 1 Pool EEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. GG IGDJ GL ER DH
1   Galina Gorokhova (URS) 3 1 13 8 Q 4–2 1–4 4–2 4–0
2   Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei (ROU) 3 1 14 10 2–4 4–1 4–2 4–3
3   Giulia Lorenzoni (ITA) 2 2 11 11 4–1 1–4 2–4 4–2
4   Elke Radlingmaier (AUT) 1 3 10 14 2–4 2–4 4–2 2–4
5   Donna Hennyey (CAN) 1 3 9 14 0–4 3–4 2–4 4–2
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 277

Round 1 Pool FEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. KP EFC RW CM JBCWY OE
1   Kerstin Palm (SWE) 5 0 20 8 Q 4–2 4–2 4–2 4–1 4–1
2   Elżbieta Franke-Cymerman (POL) 4 1 18 10 2–4 4–2 4–2 4–2 4–0
3   Ruth White (USA) 2 3 14 14 2–4 2–4 2–4 4–2 4–0
4   Christine McDougall (AUS) 2 3 15 17 2–4 2–4 4–2 3–4 4–3
5   Janet Bewley-Cathie-Wardell-Yerburgh (GBR) 2 3 13 17 1–4 2–4 2–4 4–3 4–2
6   Özden Ezinler (TUR) 0 5 6 20 1–4 0–4 0–4 3–4 2–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 277

Round 1 Pool GEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. HB BO ARL FR CHH AO
1   Halina Balon (POL) 5 0 20 9 Q 4–2 4–3 4–0 4–3 4–1
2   Brigitte Oertel (FRG) 3 2 17 13 2–4 4–3 4–2 4–0 3–4
3   Antonella Ragno-Lonzi (ITA) 2 3 15 12 3–4 3–4 4–0 1–4 4–0
4   Fabienne Regamey (SUI) 2 3 10 17 0–4 2–4 0–4 4–3 4–2
5   Clare Henley-Halsted (GBR) 2 3 14 15 3–4 0–4 4–1 3–4 4–2
6   Ann O'Donnell (USA) 1 4 9 19 1–4 4–3 0–4 2–4 2–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 278

Round 1 Pool HEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. YNB MCC MR KRG MH
1   Yelena Novikova-Belova (URS) 3 1 15 6 Q 4–0 3–4 4–2 4–0
2   Maria Consolata Collino (ITA) 3 1 12 11 0–4 4–3 4–2 4–2
3   Margarita Rodríguez (CUB) 2 2 14 11 4–3 3–4 3–4 4–0
4   Karin Rutz-Gießelmann (FRG) 2 2 12 13 2–4 2–4 4–3 4–2
5   Madeleine Heitz (SUI) 0 4 4 16 0–4 2–4 0–4 2–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 278

QuarterfinalsEdit

Quarterfinal AEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. MCDD KP GG IB MM MS
1   Marie-Chantal Depetris-Demaille (FRA) 3 2 15 9 Q 4–0 3–4 4–0 0–4 4–1
2   Kerstin Palm (SWE) 3 2 15 10 0–4 3–4 4–1 4–0 4–1
3   Galina Gorokhova (URS) 3 2 18 16 4–3 4–3 4–2 3–4 3–4
4   Irmela Broniecki (FRG) 2 3 11 15 0–4 1–4 2–4 4–0 4–3
5   Max Madsen (DEN) 2 3 11 15 4–0 0–4 4–3 0–4 3–4
6   Mária Szolnoki (HUN) 2 3 13 18 1–4 1–4 4–3 3–4 4–3
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 278

Quarterfinal BEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. ARL BGD YNB BO HB ISUR
1   Antonella Ragno-Lonzi (ITA) 4 1 19 13 Q 3–4 4–0 4–3 4–3 4–3
2   Brigitte Gapais-Dumont (FRA) 4 1 18 14 4–3 4–3 4–2 2–4 4–2
3   Yelena Novikova-Belova (URS) 3 2 15 16 0–4 3–4 4–3 4–3 4–2
4   Brigitte Oertel (FRG) 1 3 12 13 3–4 2–4 3–4 4–1
5   Halina Balon (POL) 1 4 14 18 3–4 4–2 3–4 1–4 3–4
6   Ildikó Ságiné Ujlakyné Rejtő (HUN) 1 3 11 15 3–4 2–4 2–4 4–3
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 278

Quarterfinal CEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. IFB KLR GL IGDJ MR AZ
1   Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis (HUN) 3 2 14 12 Q 0–4 4–2 4–0 2–4 4–2
2   Katarína Lokšová-Ráczová (TCH) 3 2 15 13 4–0 2–4 1–4 4–2 4–3
3   Giulia Lorenzoni (ITA) 3 2 15 14 2–4 4–2 1–4 4–3 4–1
4   Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei (ROU) 3 2 13 13 0–4 4–1 4–1 4–3 1–4
5   Margarita Rodríguez (CUB) 1 3 12 14 4–2 2–4 3–4 3–4
6   Aleksandra Zabelina (URS) 1 3 10 13 2–4 3–4 1–4 4–1
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 278

Quarterfinal DEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. CRC ClC MCC EFC RW SG
1   Cathérine Rousselet-Ceretti (FRA) 4 1 19 7 Q 4–2 4–0 3–4 4–1 4–0
2   Claudine le Comte (BEL) 4 1 18 10 2–4 4–2 4–0 4–2 4–2
3   Maria Consolata Collino (ITA) 3 2 14 12 0–4 2–4 4–2 4–0 4–2
4   Elżbieta Franke-Cymerman (POL) 3 2 14 17 4–3 0–4 2–4 4–3 4–3
5   Ruth White (USA) 1 4 10 17 1–4 2–4 0–4 3–4 4–1
6   Sue Green (GBR) 0 5 8 20 0–4 2–4 2–4 3–4 1–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 279

SemifinalsEdit

Semifinal AEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. YNB KP MCDD CRC MCC KLR
1   Yelena Novikova-Belova (URS) 4 1 19 11 Q 3–4 4–2 4–1 4–3 4–1
2   Kerstin Palm (SWE) 3 2 18 14 4–3 3–4 4–0 4–3 3–4
3   Marie-Chantal Depetris-Demaille (FRA) 3 2 16 13 2–4 4–3 2–4 4–2 4–0
4   Cathérine Rousselet-Ceretti (FRA) 3 2 13 13 1–4 0–4 4–2 4–3 4–0
5   Maria Consolata Collino (ITA) 1 4 15 17 3–4 3–4 2–4 3–4 4–1
6   Katarína Lokšová-Ráczová (TCH) 1 4 6 19 1–4 4–3 0–4 0–4 1–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 279

Semifinal BEdit

Pos Fencer W L TF TA Qual. IFB GG ARL BGD GL ClC
1   Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis (HUN) 4 1 19 13 Q 4–1 3–4 4–3 4–2 4–3
2   Galina Gorokhova (URS) 3 2 15 10 1–4 4–0 2–4 4–2 4–0
3   Antonella Ragno-Lonzi (ITA) 3 2 15 13 4–3 0–4 4–2 3–4 4–0
4   Brigitte Gapais-Dumont (FRA) 2 3 15 15 3–4 4–2 2–4 2–4 4–1
5   Giulia Lorenzoni (ITA) 2 3 12 17 2–4 2–4 4–3 4–2 0–4
6   Claudine le Comte (BEL) 1 4 8 16 3–4 0–3 0–4 1–4 4–0
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 279

FinalEdit

Ragno-Lonzi again lost to Gorokhova, but this time that was her only loss; her 4–1 record in the final earned her gold. Farkasinszky-Bóbis, Gorokhova, and Depetris-Demaille tied at 3–2, with touch-quotient the tie-breaker: Farkasinszky-Bóbis took silver at 1.214, Gorokhova earned bronze at 1.143, and Deptris-Demaille finished fourth at 0.875.

Pos Fencer W L TF TA ARL IFB GG MCDD YNB KP
    Antonella Ragno-Lonzi (ITA) 4 1 19 13 4–3 3–4 4–2 4–1 4–3
    Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis (HUN) 3 2 17 14 3–4 4–1 2–4 4–3 4–2
    Galina Gorokhova (URS) 3 2 16 14 4–3 1–4 3–4 4–3 4–0
4   Marie-Chantal Depetris-Demaille (FRA) 3 2 14 16 2–4 4–2 4–3 0–4 4–3
5   Yelena Novikova-Belova (URS) 2 3 15 13 1–4 3–4 3–4 4–0 4–1
6   Kerstin Palm (SWE) 0 5 9 20 3–4 2–4 0–4 3–4 1–4
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 279
Fencer Country
Antonella Ragno-Lonzi   Italy
Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis   Hungary
Galina Gorokhova   Soviet Union
Marie-Chantal Depetris-Demaille   France
Yelena Novikova-Belova   Soviet Union
Kerstin Palm   Sweden
Cathérine Rousselet-Ceretti   France
Brigitte Gapais-Dumont   France
Maria Consolata Collino   Italy
Giulia Lorenzoni   Italy
Katarína Lokšová-Ráczová   Czechoslovakia
Claudine le Comte   Belgium
Irmela Broniecki   West Germany
Brigitte Oertel   West Germany
Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei   Romania
Elżbieta Franke-Cymerman   Poland
Max Madsen   Denmark
Halina Balon   Poland
Margarita Rodríguez   Cuba
Ruth White   United States
Mária Szolnoki   Hungary
Ildikó Ságiné Ujlakyné Rejtő   Hungary
Aleksandra Zabelina   Soviet Union
Sue Green   Great Britain
Marlene Infante   Cuba
Olga Orban-Szabo   Romania
Ana Derșidan-Ene-Pascu   Romania
Marion Exelby   Australia
Elke Radlingmaier   Austria
Christine McDougall   Australia
Fabienne Regamey   Switzerland
Karin Rutz-Gießelmann   West Germany
Harriet King   United States
María Esther García   Cuba
Hannelore Hradez   Austria
Kamilla Składanowska   Poland
Donna Hennyey   Canada
Janet Bewley-Cathie-Wardell-Yerburgh   Great Britain
Clare Henley-Halsted   Great Britain
Madeleine Heitz   Switzerland
Waltraut Peck-Repa   Austria
Sylvia Iannuzzi-San Martín   Argentina
Özden Ezinler   Turkey
Ann O'Donnell   United States

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1972 Olympic Results - Women's foil". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 February 2011.