Fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's team sabre

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Men's team sabre
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Venue Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall
Dates October 20 – 21
Competitors 56 from 12 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Italy
Bronze medal    Hungary
«1964 1972»
Fencing at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men women
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's team sabre was one of eight fencing events on the fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics programme. It was the thirteenth appearance of the event. The competition was held from October 20 to 21, 1968. 56 fencers from 12 nations competed.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Soviet Union (URS)  Italy (ITA)  Hungary (HUN)

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Ties between teams were broken by individual victories (in parentheses), then by touches received.

Pool A
1.  Soviet Union (URS) 2-0 (24:2) Q2
2.  Great Britain (GBR) 1-1 (12:4) Q2
3.  Mexico (MEX) 0-2 (6:26)
Pool B
1.  Hungary (HUN) 2-0 (29:3) Q2
2.  West Germany (FRG) 1-1 (17:15) Q2
3.  Ireland (IRL) 0-2 (2:30)
Pool C
1.  Italy (ITA) 2-0 (24:3) Q2
2.  United States (USA) 1-1 (13:14) Q2
3.  Argentina (ARG) 0-2 (6:26)
Pool D
1.  France (FRA) 2-0 (22:10) Q2
2.  Poland (POL) 1-1 (20:12) Q2
3.  Cuba (CUB) 0-2 (6:26)

Championship rounds[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
     
 Soviet Union (URS) 9        
 Great Britain (GBR) 1  
 Soviet Union (URS) 9
   France (FRA) 4  
 France (FRA) 9
 Poland (POL) 2  
 Soviet Union (URS) Gold 9
   Italy (ITA) Silver 7
 Italy (ITA) 8
 United States (USA) 6  
 Italy (ITA) 9
   Hungary (HUN) 6  
 Hungary (HUN) 9
 West Germany (FRG) 4  


Bronze medal match[edit]

Semifinals Bronze medal match
           
 France (FRA)
Bye
 France (FRA) 5
 Hungary (HUN) Bronze 9
 Hungary (HUN)
Bye

Fifth place semifinal[edit]

5th place semifinals 5th/6th place match
           
 Poland (POL) 9
 Great Britain (GBR) 2
 Poland (POL) 9
 United States (USA) 5
 United States (USA) 9
 West Germany (FRG) 7

Rosters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fencing: 1968 Olympic Results - Men's team sabre". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-23.