Fencing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, 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]

One of the gold medalists from West Germany team was Thomas Bach, who currently serves as President of the International Olympic Committee.

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Alexander Pusch
  West Germany
Hans-Jürgen Hehn
  West Germany
Gyözö Kulcsar
  Hungary
team épée
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Carl von Essen
Hans Jacobson
Rolf Edling
Leif Högström
Göran Flodström
  West Germany (FRG)
Alexander Pusch
Hans-Jürgen Hehn
Reinhold Behr
Volker Fischer
Hanns Jana
  Switzerland (SUI)
François Suchanecki
Michel Poffet
Daniel Giger
Christian Kauter
Jean-Blaise Evequoz
Individual foil
details
Fabio dal Zotto
  Italy
Aleksander Romankov
  Soviet Union
Bernard Talvard
  France
team foil
details
  West Germany (FRG)
Matthias Behr
Thomas Bach
Harald Hein
Klaus Reichert
Erik Sens-Gorius
  Italy (ITA)
Fabio dal Zotto
Carlo Montano
Stefano Simoncelli
Giovanni Battista Coletti
Attilio Calatroni
  France (FRA)
Christian Noël
Bernard Talvard
Didier Flament
Frederic Pietruszka
Daniel Revenu
Individual sabre
details
Viktor Krovopuskov
  Soviet Union
Vladimir Nazlymov
  Soviet Union
Viktor Sidyak
  Soviet Union
team sabre
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Krovopuskov
Eduard Vinokurov
Viktor Sidyak
Vladimir Nazlymov
Mikhail Burtsev
  Italy (ITA)
Mario Aldo Montano
Michele Maffei
Angelo Arcidiacono
Tommaso Montano
Mario Tullio Montano
  Romania (ROU)
Daniel Irimiciuc
Ioan Pop
Marin Mustata
Corneliu Marin
Alexandru Nilca

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual foil
details
Ildikó Schwarczenberger
  Hungary
Maria Consolata Collino
  Italy
Elena Belova
  Soviet Union
team foil
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Elena Belova
Olga Knyazeva
Valentina Sidorova
Nailia Gilizova
Valentina Nikonova
  France (FRA)
Brigitte Latrille-Gaudin
Brigitte Gapais-Dumont
Christine Muzio
Veronique Trinquet
Claudette Herbster-Josland
  Hungary (HUN)
Ildikó Schwarczenberger
Edit Kovács
Magda Maros
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
Ildikó Bóbis

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)3227
2  West Germany (FRG)2204
3  Italy (ITA)1304
4  Hungary (HUN)1023
5  Sweden (SWE)1001
6  France (FRA)0123
7  Romania (ROU)0011
  Switzerland (SUI)0011
Totals (8 nations)88824

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 281 fencers (211 men and 70 women) from 34 nations competed at the Montreal Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1976 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-01.

External linksEdit