Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's épée

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Men's épée
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Schermzaal
Dates August 6–7 1928
Competitors 59 from 22 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    France
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    United States
«1924 1932»
Fencing at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's épée was one of seven fencing events on the Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics programme. It was the seventh appearance of the event. The competition was held from August 6, 1928 to August 7, 1928. 59 fencers from 22 nations competed.[1]

Results[edit]

Source: Official results;[2] De Wael[3]

Round 1[edit]

Each pool was a round-robin. Bouts were to one touch, with double-losses possible. The top six fencers in each pool advanced to the second round.

Pool A
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Domingo García (ESP) 7 Q2
2  Charles Biscoe (GBR) 6 Q2
3  Saul Moyal (EGY) 6 Q2
4  Henrique da Silveira (POR) 5 Q2
5  Hans Halberstadt (GER) 5 Q2
6  Charles Debeur (BEL) 5 Q2
7  Ottó Hátszeghy (HUN) 3
7  Luis Hernández (MEX) 3
9  Sigurd Akre-Aas (NOR) 1
9  Gunnar Cederschiöld (SWE) 1
Pool B
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Nils Hellsten (SWE) 7 Q2
2  George Calnan (USA) 7 Q2
3  Eugène Empeyta (SUI) 6 Q2
4  Ivan Osiier (DEN) 6 Q2
5  János Hajdú (HUN) 5 Q2
6  Fritz Jack (GER) 3 Q2
7  František Kříž (TCH) 3
7  Pieter Mijer (NED) 3
9  Torvald Appelroth (FIN) 2
9  Gheorghe Caranfil (ROU) 2
Pool C
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Salvator Cicurel (EGY) 6 Q2
2  Paulo Leal (POR) 6 Q2
3  Jens Berthelsen (DEN) 6 Q2
4  Willem Driebergen (NED) 5 Q2
5  József Rády (HUN) 4 Q2
6  Gustaf Dyrssen (SWE) 4 Q2
7  Francisco González (ESP) 4
7  Raoul Heide (NOR) 4
7  Antonio Villamil (ARG) 4
10  Edward Barnett (USA) 1
Pool D
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Léon Tom (BEL) 6 Q2
2  Armand Massard (FRA) 6 Q2
3  Răzvan Penescu (ROU) 6 Q2
4  Peter Ryefelt (DEN) 5 Q2
5  Oscar Martínez (ARG) 5 Q2
6  Allan Milner (USA) 4 Q2
7  Jan Černohorský (TCH) 4
8  Konstantinos Bembis (GRE) 3
9  Arie de Jong (NED) 2
10  Frithjof Lorentzen (NOR) 1
Pool E
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Lucien Gaudin (FRA) 9 Q2
2  Édouard Fitting (SUI) 6 Q2
3  Charles Delporte (BEL) 6 Q2
4  Theodor Fischer (GER) 4 Q2
5  Frederico Paredes (POR) 4 Q2
6  Bertie Childs (GBR) 3 Q2
7  Dan Gheorghiu (ROU) 3
8  Georgios Ambet (GRE) 2
8  Elie Adda (EGY) 2
10  José Llauro (ARG) 1
Pool F
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Géo Buchard (FRA) 7 Q2
2  Henri Jacquet (SUI) 6 Q2
3  Martin Holt (GBR) 6 Q2
4  Tryfon Triantafyllakos (GRE) 4 Q2
5  Pedro Mercado (MEX) 3 Q2
6  Josef Jungmann (TCH) 3 Q2
7  Tomás Goyoaga (CHI) 3
8  Dimitar Vasilev (BUL) 2
8  Lauri Kettunen (FIN) 2

Round 2[edit]

Each pool was a round-robin. Bouts were to one touch, with double-losses possible. The top six fencers in each pool advanced to the semifinals.

Pool A
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1-6  Charles Debeur (BEL) 5 QSF
1-6  Willem Driebergen (NED) 5 QSF
1-6  Lucien Gaudin (FRA) 9 QSF
1-6  Hans Halberstadt (GER) 5 QSF
1-6  Saul Moyal (EGY) 6 QSF
1-6  Frederico Paredes (POR) 4 QSF
7  Henri Jacquet (SUI)
8  Gustaf Dyrssen (SWE)
8  Răzvan Penescu (ROU)
10  Oscar Martínez (ARG)
10  Peter Ryefelt (DEN)
12  Martin Holt (GBR)
Pool B
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Jens Berthelsen (DEN) 8 QSF
2  Léon Tom (BEL) 7 QSF
3  Géo Buchard (FRA) 6 QSF
4  Allan Milner (USA) 6 QSF
5  Nils Hellsten (SWE) 6 QSF
6  József Rády (HUN) 6 QSF
7  Paulo Leal (POR) 6
8  Josef Jungmann (TCH) 5
9  Tryfon Triantafyllakos (GRE) 4
9  Édouard Fitting (SUI) 4
11  Bertie Childs (GBR) 3
12  Theodor Fischer (GER) 1
Pool C
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Salvator Cicurel (EGY) 8 QSF
2  George Calnan (USA) 8 QSF'
3  Ivan Osiier (DEN) 7 QSF
4  Armand Massard (FRA) 7 QSF
5  Charles Delporte (BEL) 7 QSF
6  Eugène Empeyta (SUI) 5 QSF
7  Domingo García (ESP) 5
7  Henrique da Silveira (POR) 5
9  Fritz Jack (GER) 4
10  János Hajdú (HUN) 3
10  Charles Biscoe (GBR) 3
12  Pedro Mercado (MEX) 2

Semifinals[edit]

Each pool was a round-robin. Bouts were to two touches, with double-losses possible. The top five fencers in each pool advanced to the final.

Pool A
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Lucien Gaudin (FRA) 6 QF
2  Léon Tom (BEL) 5 QF
3  Charles Delporte (BEL) 5 QF
4  George Calnan (USA) 4 QF'
5  Saul Moyal (EGY) 4 QF
6  Willem Driebergen (NED) 3
7  Ivan Osiier (DEN) 3
8  Eugène Empeyta (SUI) 2
9  József Rády (HUN) 2
Pool B
Rank Fencer Wins Qual.
1  Géo Buchard (FRA) 6 QF
2  Nils Hellsten (SWE) 6 QF
3  Salvator Cicurel (EGY) 5 QF
4  Charles Debeur (BEL) 4 QF
5  Allan Milner (USA) 4 QF
6  Armand Massard (FRA) 4
7  Jens Berthelsen (DEN) 3
8  Frederico Paredes (POR) 3
9  Hans Halberstadt (GER) 0

Final[edit]

The final was a round-robin. Bouts were to two touches, with double-losses possible. The top six fencers in each pool advanced to the second round.

Rank Fencer Wins
1  Lucien Gaudin (FRA) 8
2  Géo Buchard (FRA) 7
3  George Calnan (USA) 6
4  Léon Tom (BEL) 6
5  Nils Hellsten (SWE) 5
6  Charles Delporte (BEL) 4
7  Charles Debeur (BEL) 3
8  Salvator Cicurel (EGY) 3
9  Allan Milner (USA) 1
10  Saul Moyal (EGY) 1

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