Fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's team foil

The women's team foil was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth appearance of the event. The competition was held from 7 to 8 September 1972. 53 fencers from 11 nations competed.[1]

Women's team foil
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueExhibition Halls 12 & 20
Dates7 – 8 September 1972
Competitors53 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yelena Novikova-Belova, Galina Gorokhova, Aleksandra Zabelina, Svetlana Tširkova, Tatyana Petrenko-Samusenko  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ildikó Ságiné Ujlakyné Rejtő, Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis, Ildikó Schwarczenberger-Tordasi, Mária Szolnoki, Ildikó Rónay-Matuscsák  Hungary
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ecaterina Stahl-Iencic, Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei, Olga Orban-Szabo, Ana Derșidan-Ene-Pascu  Romania
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RostersEdit

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1 Pool AEdit

Romania and France each defeated Great Britain, 9–7 and 10–6, respectively. The two victors then faced off. Romania won 8–7, with a 44–38 touches advantage making the final bout irrelevant.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ROU FRA GBR
1   Romania 2 0 17 14 QQ 8–7 9–7
2   France 1 1 17 14 7–8 10–6
3   Great Britain 0 2 13 19 7–9 6–10
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 280–81

Round 1 Pool BEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ITA FRG POL USA
1   Italy 3 0 28 17 QS 8.47–8.46 10–3 10–6
2   West Germany 2 1 25 18 QQ 8.46–8.47 8.48–8.42 9–2
3   Poland 1 2 19 26 3–10 8.42–8.48 8.47–8.43
4   United States 0 3 16 27 6–10 2–9 8.43–8.47
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 280–81

Round 1 Pool CEdit

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. URS HUN CUB AUT
1   Soviet Union 3 0 34 11 QS 9–4 11–5 14–2
2   Hungary 2 1 31 14 QQ 4–9 14–2 13–3
3   Cuba 0 2 7 25 5–11 2–14
4   Austria 0 2 5 27 2–14 3–13
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 280–81

Elimination roundsEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
  A2   Hungary 9  
C2   France 7  
  A2   Hungary 9  
  B1   Italy 6  
B1   Italy
  Bye  
    A2   Hungary 5
  C1   Soviet Union 9
  A1   Romania 8  
B2   West Germany 6  
  A1   Romania 4 Third place
  C1   Soviet Union 9  
C1   Soviet Union B1   Italy 7
  Bye   A1   Romania 9
 
  Consolation Round Fifth Place
 
  C2   France  
Bye  
  C2   France 7
  B2   West Germany 8
B2   West Germany
  Bye  

ReferencesEdit

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