Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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At the 1956 Summer Olympics, seven fencing events were contested, six for men and one for women.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual foil
details
 Christian d'Oriola
France (FRA)
 Giancarlo Bergamini
Italy (ITA)
 Antonio Spallino
Italy (ITA)
Men's team foil
details
 Italy (ITA)
Vittorio Lucarelli
Luigi Arturo Carpaneda
Manlio Di Rosa
Giancarlo Bergamini
Antonio Spallino
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 France (FRA)
Bernard Baudoux
Rene Coicaud
Claude Netter
Roger Closset
Christian d'Oriola
Jacques Lataste
 Hungary (HUN)
Lajos Somodi
Jozsef Gyuricza
Endre Tilli
Jozsef Marosi
Mihaly Fülöp
Jozsef Sakovics
Men's individual épée
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 Carlo Pavesi
Italy (ITA)
 Giuseppe Delfino
Italy (ITA)
 Edoardo Mangiarotti
Italy (ITA)
Men's team épée
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 Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Delfino
Franco Bertinetti
Alberto Pellegrino
Giorgio Anglesio
Carlo Pavesi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Hungary (HUN)
Bela Rerrich
Ambrus Nagy
Barnabas Berzsenyi
Jozsef Marosi
Jozsef Sakovics
Lajos Balthazár
 France (FRA)
Yves Dreyfus
Rene Queyroux
Daniel Dagallier
Claude Nigon
Armand Mouyal
Men's individual sabre
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 Rudolf Kárpáti
Hungary (HUN)
 Jerzy Pawłowski
Poland (POL)
 Lev Kuznetsov
Soviet Union (URS)
Men's team sabre
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 Hungary (HUN)
Attila Keresztes
Aladár Gerevich
Rudolf Kárpáti
Jenö Hamori
Pál Kovács
Daniel Magay
 Poland (POL)
Zygmunt Pawlas
Jerzy Pawłowski
Wojciech Zabłocki
Andrzej Ryszard Piątkowski
Marian Zygmunt Kuszewski
Ryszard Zub
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yakov Rylsky
David Tyshler
Lev Kuznetsov
Yevgeni Cherepovsky
Leonid Bogdanov
Women's individual foil
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 Gillian Sheen
Great Britain (GBR)
 Olga Orban
Romania (ROU)
 Renée Garilhe
France (FRA)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 3 2 2 7
2  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 1 4
3  France (FRA) 1 1 2 4
4  Great Britain (GBR) 1 0 0 1
5  Poland (POL) 0 2 0 2
6  Romania (ROM) 0 1 0 1
7  Soviet Union (URS) 0 0 2 2

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 165 fencers (142 men and 23 women) from 23 nations competed at the Melbourne Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1956 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-10.