Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's team foil

The women's team foil was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics programme. It was the sixth appearance of the event. The competition was held from 26 to 27 July 1980. 43 fencers from 9 nations competed.[1]

Women's team foil
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueCentral Army Sports Club Complex
Dates26–27 July 1980
Competitors43 from 9 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Pascale Trinquet-Hachin, Brigitte Latrille-Gaudin, Christine Muzio, Isabelle Boéri-Bégard, Véronique Brouquier  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Valentina Sidorova, Nailya Gilyazova, Yelena Novikova-Belova, Irina Ushakova, Larisa Tsagarayeva  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Magda Maros, Edit Kovács, Ildikó Schwarczenberger-Tordasi, Zsuzsa Szőcs, Gertrúd Stefanek  Hungary
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RostersEdit

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1 Pool AEdit

Cuba and France each defeated East Germany, 8–8 (68–67 on touches) and 11–5, respectively. The two victors then faced off. France won 9–5.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRA CUB GDR
1   France 2 0 20 10 QS 9–5 11–5
2   Cuba 1 1 13 17 QQ 5–9 8.68–8.67
3   East Germany 0 2 13 19 5–11 8.67–8.68
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, p. 265

Round 1 Pool BEdit

Italy and the Soviet Union each defeated Romania, 9–7 and 11–5, respectively. The two victors then faced off. The Soviet Union won 9–4.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. URS ITA ROU
1   Soviet Union 2 0 20 9 QS 9–4 11–5
2   Italy 1 1 13 16 QQ 4–9 9–7
3   Romania 0 2 12 20 5–11 7–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 265–66

Round 1 Pool CEdit

Great Britain defeated Hungary, 8–8 with a touches tie-breaker of 61–58. Hungary then beat Poland, 10–6. Great Britain needed only a win or narrow loss to advance (8–8 would be sufficient to ensure Great Britain's advancement through the bouts tie-breaker, while a 9–7 loss would require looking to the touches tie-breaker), but Poland won decisively at 12–4 to set a three-way tie at 1–1. The bouts tie-breaker left Great Britain out of the elimination rounds. Poland had a 122–106 touches record to Hungary's 119–113, giving the Polish team the first place in the group.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. POL HUN GBR
1   Poland 1 1 18 14 QQ 6–10 12–4
2   Hungary 1 1 18 14 10–6 8.58–8.61
3   Great Britain 1 1 12 20 4–12 8.61–8.58
Source: Official Report, vol. 3, pp. 266–67

Elimination roundsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
C2   Hungary 9
B2   Italy 6
C2   Hungary 6
A1   France 9
A1   France
Bye
A1   France 9
B1   Soviet Union 6
C1   Poland 9
A2   Cuba 7
C1   Poland 3 Third place
B1   Soviet Union 9
B1   Soviet Union C2   Hungary 9
Bye C1   Poland 7
Fifth Place
   
B2   Italy 9
A2   Cuba 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1980 Olympic Results - Women's team foil". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2011.