Fencing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, eight events in fencing were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre), but women competed only in foil events.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual foil
details
 Viktor Zhdanovich
Soviet Union (URS)
 Yuri Sisikin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Albert Axelrod
United States (USA)
Men's team foil
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Zhdanovich
Mark Midler
Yuri Rudov
Yuri Sisikin
German Sveshnikov
 Italy (ITA)
Alberto Pellegrino
Luigi Carpaneda
Mario Curletto
Aldo Aureggi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Germany (EUA)
Jürgen Theuerkauff
Tim Gerresheim
Eberhard Mehl
Jürgen Brecht
Men's individual épée
details
 Giuseppe Delfino
Italy (ITA)
 Allan Jay
Great Britain (GBR)
 Bruno Khabarov
Soviet Union (URS)
Men's team épée
details
 Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Delfino
Alberto Pellegrino
Carlo Pavesi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Fiorenzo Marini
Gianluigi Saccaro
 Great Britain (GBR)
Allan Jay
Michael Howard
John Pelling
Henry Hoskyns
Raymond Harrison
Michael Alexander
 Soviet Union (URS)
Valentin Chernikov
Guram Kostava
Arnold Chernushevich
Bruno Khabarov
Aleksandr Pavlovsky
Men's individual sabre
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 Rudolf Kárpáti
Hungary (HUN)
 Zoltán Horváth
Hungary (HUN)
 Wladimiro Calarese
Italy (ITA)
Men's team sabre
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Tamas Mendelenyi
Rudolf Kárpáti
Pál Kovács
Zoltán Horváth
Gabor Delneki
Aladár Gerevich
 Poland (POL)
Andrzej Piatkowski
Emil Ochyra
Wojciech Zabłocki
Jerzy Pawłowski
Ryszard Zub
Marian Kuszewski
 Italy (ITA)
Wladimiro Calarese
Giampaolo Calanchini
Pierluigi Chicca
Roberto Ferrari
Mario Ravagnan
Women's individual foil
details
 Adelheid Schmid
Germany (EUA)
 Valentina Rastvorova
Soviet Union (URS)
 Maria Vicol
Romania (ROU)
Women's team foil
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Valentina Prudskova
Aleksandra Zabelina
Lyudmila Shishova
Tatyana Petrenko
Galina Gorokhova
Valentina Rastvorova
 Hungary (HUN)
Györgyi Szekely-Marvalics
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
Magdolna Nyari-Kovacs
Katalin Juhasz-Nagy
Lidia Dömölki-Sakovics
 Italy (ITA)
Bruna Colombetti
Velleda Cesari
Claudia Pasini
Irene Camber
Antonella Ragno-Lonzi

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 3 2 2 7
2  Hungary (HUN) 2 2 0 4
3  Italy (ITA) 2 1 3 6
4  Germany (EUA) 1 0 1 2
5  Great Britain (GBR) 0 2 0 2
6  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
7  Romania (ROU) 0 0 1 1
 United States (USA) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 344 fencers (266 men and 78 women) from 42 nations competed at the Rome Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1960 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 

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