At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 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. They were held between July 22 and July 31 at the fencing hall of the Sports Complex of the Central Sports Club of the Army (north-western part of Moscow).
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Medal summary Edit
Men's events Edit
Women's events Edit
Medal table Edit
|2||Soviet Union (URS)||3||3||2||8|
|Totals (6 entries)||8||8||8||24|
Participating nations Edit
A total of 182 fencers (133 men and 49 women) from 20 nations competed at the Moscow Games:
- "Fencing: 1980 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
- http://www.dinomeglio.com/page/dino/img/f_Mosca_80.jpg[permanent dead link] Picture of team sabre from medal ceremony.
- Olympedia page