Jörg Fiedler

Jörg Fiedler (also spelled Joerg, born 21 February 1978) is a German épée fencer, European champion in 2011 and 2013 and three-time team silver World medallist (1999, 2003 and 2005).

Jörg Fiedler
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Fiedler at the 2013 Masters épée
Personal information
Born (1978-02-21) 21 February 1978 (age 43)
Leipzig, Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
CountryGermany
SportFencing
WeaponÉpée
HandLeft-handed
National coachDidier Ollagnon
ClubFechtclub-Leipzig e.V.
FC Tauberbischofsheim
FIE rankingcurrent ranking
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Team épée
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Seul Team épée
Silver medal – second place 2003 Havana Team épée
Silver medal – second place 2005 Leipzig Team épée
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Sheffield Individual épée
Gold medal – first place 2013 Zagreb Individual épée
Silver medal – second place 2001 Coblenz Team épée
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Bozen Team épée
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Leipzig Team épée
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Legnano Individual épée

Fiedler took part in the 2000 Summer Olympics, where he lost in the second round to Oleksandr Horbachuk. In the team event, Germany finished 5th. He won a bronze medal with Sven Schmid and Daniel Strigel in the team épée event at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[1] In the 2012 Summer Olympics, he was defeated by South Korean Jung Jin-sun in the quarter-finals.[1][2]

In addition to his career as an athlete, Fiedler is also a fencing coach.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jörg Fiedler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Joerg Fiedler". London 2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 4 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Fiedler und sein Doppelleben" (in German). sport1.de. 17 June 2013.

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