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Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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.[1] 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).

Johan Harmenberg during the victory ceremony. RIAN photo.

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Johan Harmenberg
  Sweden
Ernõ Kolczonay
  Hungary
Philippe Riboud
  France
team épée
details
  France (FRA)
Philippe Riboud
Patrick Picot
Hubert Gardas
Philippe Boisse
Michel Salesse
  Poland (POL)
Piotr Jabłkowski
Andrzej Lis
Leszek Swornowski
Ludomir Chronowski
Mariusz Strzałka
  Soviet Union (URS)
Ashot Karagian
Boris Lukomsky
Aleksander Abushackmetov
Aleksander Mozhaev
Vladimir Smirnov
Individual foil
details
Vladimir Smirnov
  Soviet Union
Pascal Jolyot
  France
Aleksander Romankov
  Soviet Union
team foil
details
  France (FRA)
Didier Flament
Pascal Jolyot
Bruno Boscherie
Philippe Bonnin
Frederic Pietruszka
  Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksander Romankov
Vladimir Smirnov
Sabirzhan Ruziev
Ashot Karagian
Vladimir Lapitsky
  Poland (POL)
Adam Robak
Bogusław Zych
Lech Koziejowski
Marian Sypniewski
Individual sabre
details
Viktor Krovopuskov
  Soviet Union
Mikhail Burtsev
  Soviet Union
Imre Gedővári
  Hungary
team sabre
details[2]
  Soviet Union (URS)
Mikhail Burtsev
Viktor Krovopuskov
Viktor Sidjak
Vladimir Nazlymov
Nikolay Alyokhin
  Italy (ITA)
Michele Maffei
Mario Aldo Montano
Marco Romano
Ferdinando Meglio
Giovanni Scalzo
  Hungary (HUN)
Imre Gedővári
Rudolf Nébald
Pál Gerevich
Ferenc Hammang
György Nébald

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
details
Pascale Trinquet
  France
Magda Maros
  Hungary
Barbara Wysoczańska
  Poland
team foil
details
  France (FRA)
Brigitte Latrille-Gaudin
Pascale Trinquet
Isabelle Begard
Veronique Brouquier
Christine Muzio
  Soviet Union (URS)
Valentina Sidorova
Nailia Giliazova
Elena Belova
Irina Ushakova
Larisa Tsagaraeva
  Hungary (HUN)
Ildikó Schwarczenberger
Magda Maros
Gertrúd Stefanek
Zsuzsanna Szőcs
Edit Kovács

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)4116
2  Soviet Union (URS)3328
3  Sweden (SWE)1001
4  Hungary (HUN)0235
5  Poland (POL)0123
6  Italy (ITA)0101
Totals (6 nations)88824

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 182 fencers (133 men and 49 women) from 20 nations competed at the Moscow Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1980 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
  2. ^ http://www.dinomeglio.com/page/dino/img/f_Mosca_80.jpg Picture of team sabre from medal ceremony.

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