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Fencing at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Fencing at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the Fencing Hall at the Hellinikon Olympic Complex. Ten gold medals were awarded in individual and team events, further divided into three styles of fencing: épée, foil and sabre.[1]

Fencing
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Fencing, Athens 2004.png
VenueHelliniko Olympic Complex
Dates14–22 August 2004
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Fencing is one of the few sports that have been featured in every modern Olympic Games, and for the first time female competitors competed individually using the sabre. The Lexan window mask, showing the athletes' faces, was used for the first time at these Olympics.

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Medal summaryEdit

 
Russian Igor Turchin and American Weston Kelsey duel in the second round of the Olympic men's individual épée event at the Hellinikon Fencing Hall on 17 August 2004

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Marcel Fischer
  Switzerland
Wang Lei
  China
Pavel Kolobkov
  Russia
Team épée
details
  France (FRA)
Fabrice Jeannet
Jérôme Jeannet
Hugues Obry
Érik Boisse
  Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Boczkó
Krisztián Kulcsár
Iván Kovács
Géza Imre
  Germany (GER)
Sven Schmid
Jörg Fiedler
Daniel Strigel
Individual foil
details
Brice Guyart
  France
Salvatore Sanzo
  Italy
Andrea Cassarà
  Italy
Team foil
details
  Italy (ITA)
Andrea Cassarà
Salvatore Sanzo
Simone Vanni
  China (CHN)
Dong Zhaozhi
Wang Haibin
Wu Hanxiong
Ye Chong
  Russia (RUS)
Renal Ganeev
Youri Moltchan
Rouslan Nassiboulline
Vyacheslav Pozdnyakov
Individual sabre
details
Aldo Montano
  Italy
Zsolt Nemcsik
  Hungary
Vladyslav Tretiak
  Ukraine
Team sabre
details
  France (FRA)
Julien Pillet
Damien Touya
Gael Touya
  Italy (ITA)
Aldo Montano
Gianpiero Pastore
Luigi Tarantino
  Russia (RUS)
Sergey Sharikov
Aleksey Dyachenko
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Aleksey Yakimenko

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Tímea Nagy
  Hungary
Laura Flessel-Colovic
  France
Maureen Nisima
  France
Team épée
details
  Russia (RUS)
Karina Aznavourian
Oxana Ermakova
Tatiana Logounova
Anna Sivkova
  Germany (GER)
Claudia Bokel
Imke Duplitzer
Britta Heidemann
  France (FRA)
Sarah Daninthe
Laura Flessel-Colovic
Hajnalka Kiraly Picot
Maureen Nisima
Individual foil
details
Valentina Vezzali
  Italy
Giovanna Trillini
  Italy
Sylwia Gruchała
  Poland
Individual sabre
details
Mariel Zagunis
  United States
Tan Xue
  China
Sada Jacobson
  United States

Medal tableEdit

Italy finished top of the fencing medal table at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[1]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)3317
2  France (FRA)3126
3  Hungary (HUN)1203
4  Russia (RUS)1034
5  United States (USA)1012
6  Switzerland (SUI)1001
7  China (CHN)0303
8  Germany (GER)0112
9  Poland (POL)0011
  Ukraine (UKR)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 223 fencers (129 men and 94 women) from 42 nations competed at the Athens Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 2004 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 May 2012.

External linksEdit