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.[1]

Men's team épée
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueOlympic Fencing Gymnasium
Dates29–30 September 1988
Competitors85 from 18 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Frédéric Delpla
Jean-Michel Henry
Olivier Lenglet
Philippe Riboud
Éric Srecki
 France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Elmar Borrmann
Volker Fischer
Thomas Gerull
Alexander Pusch
Arnd Schmitt
 West Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Andrey Shuvalov
Pavel Kolobkov
Wladimir Resnitschenko
Mykhailo Tyshko
Igor Tikhomirov
 Soviet Union
← 1984
1992 →

RostersEdit

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

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.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRG USA BRA
1   West Germany 2 0 18 5 QQ 9–2 9–3
2   United States 1 1 11 10 Q16 2–9 9–1
3   Brazil 0 2 4 18 3–9 1–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 397

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.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. URS CAN NED
1   Soviet Union 2 0 17 5 QQ 9–3 8–1
2   Canada 1 1 11 17 Q16 3–9 8–7
3   Netherlands 0 2 8 18 1–8 7–8
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 397

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.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. FRA POL KUW
1   France 2 0 18 4 QQ 9–4 9–0
2   Poland 1 1 13 10 Q16 4–9 9–1
3   Kuwait 0 2 1 18 0–9 1–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 397

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).

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ITA KOR ESP
1   Italy 2 0 16 12 QQ 8–6 8–5
2   South Korea 1 1 15 15 Q16 6–8 9–7
3   Spain 0 2 12 18 5–8 7–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, pp. 397–98

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).

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. SUI COL HKG
1   Switzerland 2 0 17 9 Q16 8–7 9–1
2   Colombia 1 1 16 11 7–8 9–2
3   Hong Kong 0 2 3 18 1–9 2–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 398

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.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. HUN SWE BRN
1   Hungary 2 0 18 4 Q16 9–3 9–1
2   Sweden 1 1 12 12 3–9 9–3
3   Bahrain 0 2 4 18 1–9 3–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 398

Elimination roundsEdit

Main bracketEdit

First round Second round Semifinals Finals
            
A1   West Germany 8
D2   South Korea 6
E2   Colombia 4
D2   South Korea 9
A1   West Germany 8
D1   Italy 7
B2   Canada 6
E1   Switzerland 9
E1   Switzerland 5
D1   Italy 9
A1   West Germany 4
C1   France 8
C1   France 8
F1   Hungary 7
A2   United States 3
F1   Hungary 8
C1   France 9
B1   Soviet Union 5
C2   Poland 6 Third place
F2   Sweden 9
F2   Sweden 5 D1   Italy 8
B1   Soviet Union 9 B1   Soviet Union 8

Consolation bracketEdit

  Semifinals     Fifth place
                 
  F2   Sweden 5  
  F1   Hungary 8    
      F1   Hungary 4
      E1   Switzerland 8
  E1   Switzerland 8    
  D2   South Korea 8   Seventh place
 
F2   Sweden 8
  D2   South Korea 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1988 Olympic Results - Men's team épée". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 15 July 2011.