Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's team épée
The men's team épée was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eighteenth appearance of the event. The competition was held from 29 to 30 September 1988. 85 fencers from 18 nations competed.
|Men's team épée|
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
|Venue||Olympic Fencing Gymnasium|
|Dates||29–30 September 1988|
|Competitors||85 from 18 nations|
Round 1 Pool AEdit
The United States and West Germany each defeated Brazil, 9–1 and 9–3 respectively. The winners then faced off, with West Germany winning 9–2.
Round 1 Pool BEdit
Canada and the Soviet Union each defeated the Netherlands, 8–7 (one double-loss) and 8–1 (one double-loss) respectively. The winners then faced off, with the Soviet Union winning 9–3.
Round 1 Pool CEdit
Poland and France each defeated Kuwait, 9–1 and 9–0 respectively. The winners then faced off, with France winning 9–4.
Round 1 Pool DEdit
South Korea and Italy each defeated Spain, 9–7 and 8–5 (one double-loss) respectively. The winners then faced off, with Italy winning 8–6 (with an insurmountable 61–50 touch lead).
Round 1 Pool EEdit
Colombia and Switzerland each defeated Hong Kong, 9–2 and 9–1 respectively. The winners then faced off, with Switzerland winning 8–7 (one double-loss).
Round 1 Pool FEdit
Sweden and Hungary each defeated Bahrain, 9–3 and 9–1 respectively. The winners then faced off, with Hungary winning 9–3.
|First round||Second round||Semifinals||Finals|
|B1||Soviet Union||9||B1||Soviet Union||8|
|D2||South Korea||8||Seventh place|