Wheelchair fencing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

Wheelchair fencing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics was held in the ExCeL from 4 September to 8 September 2012.[1]

Wheelchair fencing
at the XIV Paralympic Games
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VenueExCeL
Dates4 – 8 September 2012
Competitors105 from 24 nations
2008
2016

ClassificationEdit

Fencers were given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows fencers to compete against others with a similar level of function. Fencing has two classes, A and B. Wheelchairs were anchored to the ground during competition.

Participating nationsEdit

105 fencers from 24 nations took part in this sport.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)63110
2  Hong Kong (HKG)2147
3  Poland (POL)2013
4  Brazil (BRA)1001
  Thailand (THA)1001
6  France (FRA)0325
  Hungary (HUN)0325
8  Germany (GER)0101
  Ukraine (UKR)0101
10  Italy (ITA)0022
Totals (10 nations)12121236

EventsEdit

The five event types below were competed for both class A and class B, for a total of ten events.

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Épée A
details
Dariusz Pender
  Poland
Romain Noble
  France
Matteo Betti
  Italy
Men's Épée B
details
Jovane Silva Guissone
  Brazil
Tam Chik Sum
  Hong Kong
Alim Latrèche
  France
Men's Foil A
details
Ye Ruyi
  China
Chen Yijun
  China
Richárd Osváth
  Hungary
Men's Foil B
details
Hu Daoliang
  China
Anton Datsko
  Ukraine
Alim Latrèche
  France
Men's Sabre A
details
Chen Yijun
  China
Tian Jianquan
  China
Chan Wing Kin
  Hong Kong
Men's Sabre B
details
Grzegorz Pluta
  Poland
Marc André Cratère
  France
Alessio Sarri
  Italy
Men's Team
details
  China (CHN)
Chen Yijun
Ye Ruyi
Hu Daoliang
  France (FRA)
Ludovic Lemoine
Alim Latrèche
Damien Tokatlian
  Hong Kong (HKG)
Wong Tang Tat
Chan Wing Kin
Chung Ting Ching

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Épée A
details
Yu Chui Yee
  Hong Kong
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
  Hungary
Wu Baili
  China
Women's Épée B
details
Saysunee Jana
  Thailand
Simone Briese-Baetke
  Germany
Chan Yui Chong
  Hong Kong
Women's Foil A
details
Yu Chui Yee
  Hong Kong
Wu Baili
  China
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
  Hungary
Women's Foil B
details
Fang Yao
  China
Gyöngyi Dani
  Hungary
Marta Makowska
  Poland
Women's Team Open
details
  China (CHN)
Rong Jing
Yao Fang
Wu Baili
  Hungary (HUN)
Veronika Juhász
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
Gyöngyi Dani
  Hong Kong (HKG)
Fan Pui Shan
Yu Chui Yee
Chan Yui Chong

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic 2012: Wheelchair Fencing". london2012.com. Retrieved 7 February 2012.