Fencing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's foil

The women's foil fencing competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place on August 11 at the Olympic Green Convention Centre.

Women's foil
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
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VenueOlympic Green Convention Centre
Date11 August 2008
Competitors41 from 24 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Valentina Vezzali  Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Nam Hyun-Hee  South Korea
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Margherita Granbassi  Italy
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The foil competition consisted of a six-round single-elimination bracket with a bronze medal match between the two semifinal losers. Fencing was done to 15 touches or to the completion of three three-minute rounds if neither fencer reached 15 touches by then. At the end of time, the higher-scoring fencer was the winner; a tie resulted in an additional one-minute sudden-death time period. This sudden-death period was further modified by the selection of a draw-winner beforehand; if neither fencer scored a touch during the minute, the predetermined draw-winner won the bout.

BracketEdit

FinalsEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Giovanna Trillini (ITA) 10
 
 
 
  Nam Hyun-Hee (KOR) 15
 
  Nam Hyun-Hee (KOR) 5
 
 
 
  Valentina Vezzali (ITA) 6
 
  Margherita Granbassi (ITA) 3
 
 
  Valentina Vezzali (ITA) 12
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
 
 
 
  Giovanna Trillini (ITA) 12
 
 
  Margherita Granbassi (ITA) 15

Section 1Edit

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
1   Giovanna Trillini (ITA) 15
33   Misleydis Compañy (CUB) 15 33   Misleydis Compañy (CUB) 7
32   Joanna Halls (AUS) 13 1   Giovanna Trillini (ITA) 15
16   Aida Chanaeva (RUS) 3
17   Sylwia Gruchała (POL) 11
16   Aida Chanaeva (RUS) 12
1   Giovanna Trillini (ITA) 15
24   Katja Wachter (GER) 8
9   Cristina Stahl (ROU) 6
41   María Luisa Doig (PER) 4 24   Katja Wachter (GER) 15
24   Katja Wachter (GER) 15 24   Katja Wachter (GER) 15
25   Erinn Smart (USA) 15 8   Corinne Maitrejean (FRA) 10
40   Martina Emanuel (GBR) 7 25   Erinn Smart (USA) 9
8   Corinne Maitrejean (FRA) 15

Section 2Edit

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
5   Carolin Golubytskyi (GER) 13
37   Anissa Khelfaoui (ALG) 2 28   Hanna Thompson (USA) 5
28   Hanna Thompson (USA) 11 5   Carolin Golubytskyi (GER) 5
12   Chieko Sugawara (JPN) 6
21   Jung Gil-Ok (KOR) 9
12   Chieko Sugawara (JPN) 11
12   Chieko Sugawara (JPN) 10
4   Nam Hyun-Hee (KOR) 15
13   Gabriella Varga (HUN) 15
20   Mariana González (VEN) 2
13   Gabriella Varga (HUN) 4
29   Shaimaa El Gammal (EGY) 12 4   Nam Hyun-Hee (KOR) 15
36   Iman Shaban (EGY) 15 36   Iman Shaban (EGY) 6
4   Nam Hyun-Hee (KOR) 15

Section 3Edit

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
3   Margherita Granbassi (ITA) 11
35   Eman El Gammal (EGY) 4 30   Indra Angad-Gaur (NED) 6
30   Indra Angad-Gaur (NED) 13 3   Margherita Granbassi (ITA) 11
19   Victoria Nikichina (RUS) 4
19   Victoria Nikichina (RUS) 10
14   Delila Hatuel (ISR) 9
3   Margherita Granbassi (ITA) 12
11   Evgenia Lamonova (RUS) 7
11   Evgenia Lamonova (RUS) 15
22   Anja Schache (GER) 2
11   Evgenia Lamonova (RUS) 15
27   Ines Boubakri (TUN) 9 6   Aida Mohamed (HUN) 5
38   Jujie Luan (CAN) 13 38   Jujie Luan (CAN) 7
6   Aida Mohamed (HUN) 15

Section 4Edit

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
7   Emily Cross (USA) 7
39   Debora Nogueira (POR) 4 26   Su Wanwen (CHN) 15
26   Su Wanwen (CHN) 15 26   Su Wanwen (CHN) 10
10   Edina Knapek (HUN) 15
23   Sun Chao (CHN) 13
10   Edina Knapek (HUN) 15
10   Edina Knapek (HUN) 3
2   Valentina Vezzali (ITA) 15
15   Zhang Lei (CHN) 15
18   Malgorzata Wojtkowiak (POL) 8
15   Zhang Lei (CHN) 7
31   Magdalena Mroczkiewicz (POL) 15 2   Valentina Vezzali (ITA) 10
34   Olha Leleyko (UKR) 9 31   Magdalena Mroczkiewicz (POL) 3
2   Valentina Vezzali (ITA) 15

Final classificationEdit

Rank Athlete Nation
  Valentina Vezzali   Italy
  Hyun-Hee Nam   South Korea
  Margherita Granbassi   Italy
4 Giovanna Trillini   Italy
5 Edina Knapek   Hungary
6 Evgenia Lamonova   Russia
7 Chieko Sugawara   Japan
8 Katja Wachter   Germany
9 Carolin Golubytskyi   Germany
10 Aida Mohamed   Hungary
11 Corinne Maitrejean   France
12 Gabriella Varga   Hungary
13 Lei Zhang   China
14 Aida Chanaeva   Russia
15 Victoria Nikichina   Russia
16 Wanwen Su   China
17 Emily Cross   United States
18 Cristina Stahl   Romania
19 Delila Hatuel   Israel
20 Sylwia Gruchała   Poland
21 Malgorzata Wojtkowiak   Poland
22 Mariana González   Venezuela
23 Anja Schache   Germany
24 Gil-Ok Jung   South Korea
25 Chao Sun   China
26 Erinn Smart   United States
27 Hanna Thompson   United States
28 Indra Angad-Gaur   Netherlands
29 Magdalena Mroczkiewicz   Poland
30 Misleydis Compañy   Cuba
31 Iman Shaban   Egypt
32 Jujie Luan   Canada
33 Ines Boubakri   Tunisia
34 Shaimaa El Gammal   Egypt
35 Joanna Halls   Australia
36 Olha Leleyko   Ukraine
37 Eman El Gammal   Egypt
38 Anissa Khelfaoui   Algeria
39 Martina Emanuel   Great Britain
40 Debora Nogueira   Portugal
41 María Luisa Doig   Peru

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