Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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At the 1988 Summer Olympics, eight fencing events 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 épée  Arnd Schmitt
West Germany (FRG)
 Philippe Riboud
France (FRA)
 Andrei Chouvalov
Soviet Union (URS)
Men's team épée  France (FRA)
Frederic Delpla
Jean-Michel Henry
Olivier Lenglet
Philippe Riboud
Éric Srecki
 West Germany (FRG)
Elmar Borrmann
Volker Fischer
Thomas Gerull
Alexander Pusch
Arnd Schmitt
 Soviet Union (URS)
Andrei Chouvalov
Pavel Kolobkov
Vladimir Reznichenko
Mikhail Tishko
Igor Tikhomirov
Men's foil  Stefano Cerioni
Italy (ITA)
 Udo Wagner
East Germany (GDR)
 Aleksander Romankov
Soviet Union (URS)
Men's team foil  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Aptiaouri
Anvar Ibraguimov
Boris Koretsky
Ilgar Mamedov
Aleksander Romankov
 West Germany (FRG)
Matthias Behr
Thomas Endres
Matthias Gey
Ulrich Schreck
Thorsten Weidner
 Hungary (HUN)
Istvan Busa
Zsolt Ersek
Róbert Gátai
Pál Szekeres
István Szelei
Men's sabre  Jean-François Lamour
France (FRA)
 Janusz Olech
Poland (POL)
 Giovanni Scalzo
Italy (ITA)
Men's team sabre  Hungary (HUN)
Imre Bujdosó
László Csongrádi
Imre Gedővári
György Nébald
Bence Szabó
 Soviet Union (URS)
Andrei Alshan
Mikhail Burtsev
Sergei Koryakin
Sergei Mindirgassov
Heorhiy Pohosov
 Italy (ITA)
Massimo Cavaliere
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Marco Marin
Ferdinando Meglio
Giovanni Scalzo
Women's foil  Anja Fichtel-Mauritz
West Germany (FRG)
 Sabine Bau
West Germany (FRG)
 Zita Funkenhauser
West Germany (FRG)
Women's team foil  West Germany (FRG)
Sabine Bau
Anja Fichtel-Mauritz
Zita Funkenhauser
Anette Klug
Christiane Weber
 Italy (ITA)
Francesca Bortolozzi Borella
Annapia Gandolfi
Lucia Traversa
Dorina Vaccaroni
Margherita Zalaffi
 Hungary (HUN)
Zsuzsanna Janosi-Nemeth
Edit Kovács
Gertrúd Stefanek
Zsuzsanna Szőcs
Katalin Tuschák

Medal table[edit]

West Germany finished top of the fencing medal table at the 1988 Summer Olympics, which included a clean-sweap in the Women's foil events.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  West Germany (FRG) 3 3 1 7
2  France (FRA) 2 1 0 3
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 3 5
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 2 4
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 2 3
6  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 0 1
 Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 317 fencers (248 men and 69 women) from 42 nations competed at the Seoul Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 1988 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-14. 

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