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Fencing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The fencing competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place from 6 to 14 August at the Carioca Arena 3 inside the Barra Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca. Around 212 fencers (an equal distribution between men and women; and eight came from the host nation Brazil) competed in 10 events (six individual and four team).[1]

Fencing
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
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Venue Carioca Arena 3
Dates 6–14 August 2016
No. of events 10
Competitors 212 from 48 nations
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Fencing at the
2016 Summer Olympics
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List of fencers
Qualification
Épée men women
Team épée men women
Foil men women
Team foil men
Sabre men women
Team sabre women

Similar to 2008 and 2012, the International Fencing Federation maintained the format of ten events and the rotation system, as the men's team sabre and the women's team foil have been dropped from the program only at these Games.[2][3]

Contents

QualificationEdit

Qualification was primarily based on the FIE official rankings as of April 4, 2016, with further individual places available at four zonal qualifying tournaments.[4]

ParticipationEdit

Participating nationsEdit

CompetitorsEdit

ScheduleEdit

Daily schedule
Date → Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14
Men's Foil individual Épée individual Sabre individual Foil team Épée team
Women's Épée individual Sabre individual Foil individual Épée team Sabre team

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Key

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Russia 4 1 2 7
2   Hungary 2 1 1 4
3   Italy 1 3 0 4
4   France 1 1 1 3
5   South Korea 1 0 1 2
6   Romania 1 0 0 1
7   United States 0 2 2 4
8   China 0 1 1 2
  Ukraine 0 1 1 2
10   Tunisia 0 0 1 1
Total 10 NOCs 10 10 10 30

Men'sEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Park Sang-young
  South Korea
Géza Imre
  Hungary
Gauthier Grumier
  France
Team épée
details
  France (FRA)
Gauthier Grumier
Yannick Borel
Daniel Jérent
Jean-Michel Lucenay
  Italy (ITA)
Enrico Garozzo
Marco Fichera
Paolo Pizzo
Andrea Santarelli
  Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Boczkó
Géza Imre
András Rédli
Péter Somfai
Individual foil
details
Daniele Garozzo
  Italy
Alexander Massialas
  United States
Timur Safin
  Russia
Team foil
details
  Russia (RUS)[5]
Timur Safin
Artur Akhmatkhuzin
Aleksey Cheremisinov
 
  France (FRA)
Jérémy Cadot
Enzo Lefort
Erwan Le Péchoux
Jean-Paul Tony Helissey
  United States (USA)
Miles Chamley-Watson
Race Imboden
Alexander Massialas
Gerek Meinhardt
Individual sabre
details
Áron Szilágyi
  Hungary
Daryl Homer
  United States
Kim Jung-hwan
  South Korea

Women'sEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Emese Szász
  Hungary
Rossella Fiamingo
  Italy
Sun Yiwen
  China
Team épée
details
  Romania (ROU)
Loredana Dinu
Simona Gherman
Simona Pop
Ana Maria Popescu
  China (CHN)
Hao Jialu
Sun Yiwen
Sun Yujie
Xu Anqi
  Russia (RUS)
Olga Kochneva
Violetta Kolobova
Tatiana Logunova
Lyubov Shutova
Individual foil
details
Inna Deriglazova
  Russia
Elisa Di Francisca
  Italy
Inès Boubakri
  Tunisia
Individual sabre
details
Yana Egorian
  Russia
Sofiya Velikaya
  Russia
Olha Kharlan
  Ukraine
Team sabre
details
  Russia (RUS)
Sofia Velikaya
Yana Egorian
Ekaterina Dyachenko
Yuliya Gavrilova
  Ukraine (UKR)
Olha Kharlan
Olena Kravatska
Alina Komashchuk
Olena Voronina
  United States (USA)
Monica Aksamit
Ibtihaj Muhammad
Dagmara Wozniak
Mariel Zagunis

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rio 2016: Fencing". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 16 April 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Butler, Nick (29 November 2013). "Men's sabre and women's foil team events removed from Rio 2016 fencing programme". Inside the Games. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "2 fencing team events cut for Rio". ESPN. 1 December 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Rio 2016 – FIE Fencing Qualification System" (PDF). FIE. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Russia's substitute, Dmitry Zherebchenko, did not fence in the competition and did not receive a medal. "Russian foil fencers score stunning victory at Rio Olympics - coach". TASS. 13 August 2016. 

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