Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's foil

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Men's foil
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue St Kilda Town Hall
Dates 26 November
Competitors 32 from 14 nations
Gold medal    France
Silver medal    Italy
Bronze medal    Italy
«1952 1960»
Fencing at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's foil was one of seven fencing events on the fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme. It was the twelfth appearance of the event. The competition was held on 26 November 1956. 32 fencers from 14 nations competed.[1]


Fencer Country
Christian d'Oriola France
Giancarlo Bergamini Italy
Antonio Spallino Italy
Allan Jay Great Britain
József Gyuricza Hungary
Claude Netter France
Mark Midler Soviet Union
Raymond Paul Great Britain
André Verhalle Belgium
Günter Stratmann Germany
Yury Rudov Soviet Union
Brian McCowage Australia
Albie Axelrod United States
Iuri Osip'ovi Soviet Union
Michael Sichel Australia
René Paul Great Britain
Hal Goldsmith United States
Edoardo Mangiarotti Italy
Ghislain Delaunois Belgium
Mihály Fülöp Hungary
Benito Ramos Mexico
François Dehez Belgium
Lajos Somodi, Sr. Hungary
David McKenzie Australia
Pablo Uribe Colombia
Jacques Lataste France
Santiago Massini Argentina
Roland Asselin Canada
Masayuki Sano Japan
Gabriel Blando Colombia
Byron Krieger United States
Emilio Echeverry Colombia


  1. ^ "Fencing: 1956 Olympic Results - Men's foil". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-11.