Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's team épée

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Men's team épée
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Schermzaal
Dates August 3–5, 1928
Competitors 93 from 18 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    Portugal
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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 team épée was one of seven fencing events on the Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event. The competition was held from August 3, 1928 to August 5, 1928. 93 fencers from 18 nations competed.[1]

Rosters[edit]

Results[edit]

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

Round 1[edit]

Each pool was a round-robin (with matches not being held where unnecessary to the overall result). Bouts were to two touches, and each fencer from one nation had a bout against each from the opponent. The nation which won the most individual bouts took the team match (with total touches as the tie-breaker if the teams split 8-8). The top two nations in each pool advanced to the second round.

Pool A
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 France 2 0 Q
2 Czechoslovakia 1 1 Q
3 Greece 0 2
Pool B
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Belgium 1 0 Q
2 Spain 1 0 Q
3 Denmark 0 2
Pool C
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Italy 0 0 Q
Pool D
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Portugal 2 0 Q
2 Netherlands 1 1 Q
3 Sweden 0 2
Pool E
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Switzerland 1 (20) 1 Q
2 Norway 1 (16) 1 Q
3 Great Britain 1 (10) 1
Pool F
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 United States 2 0 Q
2 Egypt 1 1 Q
3 Hungary 0 2
Pool G
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Germany 1 0 Q
2 Romania 0 1 Q

Round 2[edit]

Each pool was a round-robin (with matches not being held where unnecessary to the overall result). Bouts were to two touches, and each fencer from one nation had a bout against each from the opponent. The nation which won the most individual bouts took the team match (with total touches as the tie-breaker if the teams split 8-8). The top two nations in each pool advanced to the second round.

Pool A
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Belgium 2 0 Q
2 Czechoslovakia 1 1 Q
3 Romania 0 2
Pool B
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Italy 3 0 Q
2 Spain 112 112 Q
3 Egypt 1 2
4 Germany 12 212
Pool C
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 France 2 0 Q
2 Netherlands 1 1 Q
3 Switzerland 0 2
Pool D
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Portugal 2 0 Q
2 United States 1 1 Q
3 Norway 0 2

Semifinals[edit]

Each pool was a round-robin (with matches not being held where unnecessary to the overall result). Bouts were to two touches, and each fencer from one nation had a bout against each from the opponent. The nation which won the most individual bouts took the team match (with total touches as the tie-breaker if the teams split 8-8). The top two nations in each pool advanced to the second round.

Pool A
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 France 3 0 Q
2 Belgium 2 1 Q
3 United States 1 2
4 Spain 0 3
Pool B
Rank Nation Wins Losses Qual.
1 Italy 3 0 Q
2 Portugal 2 1 Q
3 Czechoslovakia 1 2
4 Netherlands 0 3

Final[edit]

The final was a round-robin. Bouts were to two touches, and each fencer from one nation had a bout against each from the opponent. The nation which won the most individual bouts took the team match (with total touches as the tie-breaker if the teams split 8-8).

Rank Nation Wins Losses
1 Italy 3 0
2 France 2 1
3 Portugal 1 2
4 Belgium 0 3

References[edit]