Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's team sabre

The men's team sabre 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 September 28 to 29, 1988. 53 fencers from 11 nations competed.[1]

Men's team sabre
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueOlympic Fencing Gymnasium
DatesSeptember 28 – 29, 1988
Competitors53 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) György Nébald
Bence Szabó
Imre Bujdosó
Imre Gedővári
László Csongrádi
 Hungary
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Sergey Mindirgasov
Mikhail Burtsev
Heorhiy Pohosov
Andrey Alshan
Sergey Koryashkin
 Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Giovanni Scalzo
Marco Marin
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Ferdinando Meglio
Massimo Cavaliere
 Italy
← 1984
1992 →

RostersEdit

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1 Pool AEdit

Hungary and France each defeated Bulgaria, 9–2 and 9–3 respectively. The winners then faced off, with Hungary winning 9–4.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. HUN FRA BUL
1   Hungary 2 0 18 6 QQ 9–4 9–2
2   France 1 1 13 12 4–9 9–3
3   Bulgaria 0 2 5 18 2–9 3–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 394

Round 1 Pool BEdit

In the first set of matches, Italy beat South Korea 9–2 and West Germany defeated the United States 9–3. The second set saw the winners both win again (securing advancement) and the losers both lose again (resulting in elimination), as Italy prevailed over the United States 9–4 and West Germany won against South Korea 9–1. Finally, Italy took the top spot in the group by beating West Germany 9–5 while South Korea finished last after losing to the United States 9–5.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. ITA FRG USA KOR
1   Italy 3 0 27 11 QS 9–5 9–4 9–2
2   West Germany 2 1 23 13 QQ 5–9 9–3 9–1
3   United States 1 2 16 23 4–9 3–9 9–5
4   South Korea 0 3 8 27 2–9 1–9 5–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, p. 394

Round 1 Pool CEdit

In the first set of matches, the Soviet Union beat Canada 9–1 and Poland defeated China 9–1. The second set saw the winners both win again (securing advancement) and the losers both lose again (resulting in elimination), as the Soviet Union prevailed over China 9–1 and Poland won against Canada 9–3. Finally, the Soviet Union took the top spot in the group by beating Poland 9–7 while China finished last after losing to Canada 9–7.

Pos Team W L BW BL Qual. URS POL CAN CHN
1   Soviet Union 3 0 27 9 QS 9–7 9–1 9–1
2   Poland 2 1 25 13 QQ 7–9 9–3 9–1
3   Canada 1 2 13 25 1–9 3–9 9–7
4   China 0 3 9 27 1–9 1–9 7–9
Source: Official Report, vol. 2, pp. 394–95

Elimination roundsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
A1   Hungary 8
C2   Poland 8
A1   Hungary 9
B1   Italy 5
B1   Italy
Bye
A1   Hungary 8
C1   Soviet Union 8
A2   France 9
B2   West Germany 5
A2   France 7 Third place
C1   Soviet Union 9
C1   Soviet Union B1   Italy 8
Bye A2   France 8
Fifth Place
   
C2   Poland 9
B2   West Germany 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1988 Olympic Results - Men's team sabre". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-07-15.