Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's team épée

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Men's team épée
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'hiver
Dates July 6–9
Competitors 88 from 16 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1920 1928»
Fencing at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's team épée was one of seven fencing events on the Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth appearance of the event.

The competition was held from Saturday July 6, 1924 to Tuesday July 9, 1924. 16 teams, composed of 88 fencers, competed.

Rosters[edit]

Each team could have up to eight members. Four were selected for each match.

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

The top two teams in each pool advanced. Each team played each other team in its pool, unless a match was unnecessary to determine qualification. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches.

Pool A

The Spain vs. Norway match was tied on bouts, 8 to 8, and touches, 19 to 19, so was scored as a draw.

Rank Team ESP ITA NOR   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Spain 9–7 8–8 1.5 0.5 17 15 Q
2 Italy 7–9 9–7 1 1 16 16 Q
3 Norway 8–8 7–9 0.5 1.5 15 17
Pool B
Rank Team BEL GBR ARG   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Belgium 11–5 1 0 11 5 Q
2 Great Britain 9–7 1 0 9 7 Q
3 Argentina 5–11 7–9 0 2 12 20
Pool C
Rank Team FRA USA SWE   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 France 13–3 1 0 13 3 Q
2 United States 9–7 1 0 9 7 Q
3 Sweden 3–13 7–9 0 2 10 22
Pool D

Portugal received the top rank over the Netherlands on touches received, 56 to 60. Uruguay topped Denmark, 64 to 65.

Rank Team POR NED URU DEN   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Portugal 6–10 10–6 10–6 2 1 26 22 Q
2 Netherlands 10–6 9–7 7–9 2 1 26 22 Q
3 Uruguay 6–10 7–9 9–7 1 2 22 26
4 Denmark 6–10 9–7 7–9 1 2 22 26
Pool E
Rank Team SUI CUB GRE   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Switzerland 12–4 1 0 12 4 Q
2 Cuba 9–7 1 0 9 7 Q
3 Greece 4–12 7–9 0 2 11 21

Quarterfinals[edit]

The top two teams in each pool advanced. Each team played each other team in its pool, unless a match was unnecessary to determine qualification. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches.

Pool A
Rank Team POR ESP CUB GBR   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Portugal 11–5 12–4 2 0 23 9 Q
2 Spain 9–7 11–5 2 0 20 12 Q
3 Cuba 5–11 7–9 0 2 12 20
4 Great Britain 4–12 5–11 0 2 9 23
Pool B

The United States won the match against Switzerland on touches, 21 to 19.

Rank Team BEL USA SUI   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Belgium 13–3 1 0 13 3 Q
2 United States 8–8 1 0 8 8 Q
3 Switzerland 3–13 8–8 0 2 11 21
Pool C
Rank Team FRA ITA NED   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 France 13–3 1 0 13 3 Q
2 Italy 10–6 1 0 10 6 Q
3 Netherlands 3–13 6–10 0 2 9 23

Semifinals[edit]

The top two teams in each pool advanced. Each team played each other team in its pool, unless the match was unnecessary to decide qualification. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches.

Pool A

France was ahead of Portugal on touches received in the standings, 15 to 17.

Rank Team FRA POR USA   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 France 10–6 1 0 10 6 Q
2 Portugal 10–6 1 0 10 6 Q
3 United States 6–10 6–10 0 2 12 20
Pool B
Rank Team ITA BEL ESP   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses Qual.
1 Italy 10–6 1 0 10 6 Q
2 Belgium 9–7 1 0 9 7 Q
3 Spain 6–10 7–9 0 2 13 19

Final[edit]

Each team played each other team. Each team match included 16 bouts: four fencers from one team faced four fencers from the other team once apiece. Bouts were to two touches. France won its bout against Italy on touches, 21 to 20.

Rank Team FRA BEL ITA POR   Match wins Match losses Bout wins Bout losses
1 France 10–5 8–8 11–4 3 0 29 17
2 Belgium 5–10 11–5 9–7 2 1 25 22
3 Italy 8–8 5–11 8–7 1 2 21 26
4 Portugal 4–11 7–9 7–8 0 3 18 28

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