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Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

At the 1996 Summer Olympics, ten fencing events were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre). Women competed in the foil and the épée events.[1]

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Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Aleksandr Beketov
  Russia
Iván Trevejo
  Cuba
Géza Imre
  Hungary
team épée
details
  Italy (ITA)
Sandro Cuomo
Angelo Mazzoni
Maurizio Randazzo
  Russia (RUS)
Aleksandr Beketov
Pavel Kolobkov
Valery Zakharevich
  France (FRA)
Jean-Michel Henry
Robert Leroux
Éric Srecki
Individual foil
details
Alessandro Puccini
  Italy
Lionel Plumenail
  France
Franck Boidin
  France
team foil
details
  Russia (RUS)
Dmitriy Shevchenko
Ilgar Mamedov
Vladislav Pavlovich
  Poland (POL)
Piotr Kiełpikowski
Adam Krzesiński
Ryszard Sobczak
Jarosław Rodzewicz
  Cuba (CUB)
Elvis Gregory
Rolando Leon
Oscar García Perez
Individual sabre
details
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
  Russia
Sergey Sharikov
  Russia
Damien Touya
  France
team sabre
details
  Russia (RUS)
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Grigoriy Kirienko
Sergey Sharikov
  Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Köves
József Navarrete
Bence Szabó
  Italy (ITA)
Raffaello Caserta
Luigi Tarantino
Toni Terenzi

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Laura Flessel
  France
Valérie Barlois
  France
Gyöngyi Szalay
  Hungary
team épée
details
  France (FRA)
Laura Flessel
Sophie Moressée-Pichot
Valérie Barlois
  Italy (ITA)
Laura Chiesa
Elisa Uga
Margherita Zalaffi
  Russia (RUS)
Maria Mazina
Yuliya Garayeva
Karina Aznavourian
Individual foil
details
Laura Badea
  Romania
Valentina Vezzali
  Italy
Giovanna Trillini
  Italy
team foil
details
  Italy (ITA)
Francesca Bortolozzi-Borella
Giovanna Trillini
Valentina Vezzali
  Romania (ROU)
Laura Badea
Reka Szabo
Roxana Scarlat
  Germany (GER)
Anja Fichtel Mauritz
Sabine Bau
Monika Weber-Koszto

Medal tableEdit

Russia finished top of the fencing medal table at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)4217
2  Italy (ITA)3227
3  France (FRA)2237
4  Romania (ROM)1102
5  Hungary (HUN)0123
6  Cuba (CUB)0112
7  Poland (POL)0101
8  Germany (GER)0011
Totals (8 nations)10101030

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 224 fencers (136 men and 88 women) from 46 nations competed at the Atlanta Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 1996 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30.

External linksEdit