Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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At the 1996 Summer Olympics, ten fencing events were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre). Women competed in the foil and the épée events.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's épée  Aleksandr Beketov
Russia (RUS)
 Ivan Trevejo
Cuba (CUB)
 Géza Imre
Hungary (HUN)
Men's team épée  Italy (ITA)
Sandro Cuomo
Angelo Mazzoni
Maurizio Randazzo
 Russia (RUS)
Aleksandr Beketov
Pavel Kolobkov
Valery Zakharevich
 France (FRA)
Jean-Michel Henry
Robert Leroux
Éric Srecki
Men's foil  Alessandro Puccini
Italy (ITA)
 Lionel Plumenail
France (FRA)
 Franck Boidin
France (FRA)
Men's team foil  Russia (RUS)
Dmitriy Shevchenko
Ilgar Mamedov
Vladislav Pavlovich
 Poland (POL)
Piotr Kiełpikowski
Adam Krzesiński
Ryszard Sobczak
Jarosław Rodzewicz
 Cuba (CUB)
Elvis Gregory
Rolando Leon
Oscar García Perez
Men's sabre  Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Russia (RUS)
 Sergey Sharikov
Russia (RUS)
 Damien Touya
France (FRA)
Men's team sabre  Russia (RUS)
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Grigoriy Kirienko
Sergey Sharikov
 Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Köves
József Navarrete
Bence Szabó
 Italy (ITA)
Raffaello Caserta
Luigi Tarantino
Toni Terenzi
Women's épée  Laura Flessel
France (FRA)
 Valerie Barlois
France (FRA)
 Gyöngyi Szalay
Hungary (HUN)
Women's team épée  France (FRA)
Laura Flessel
Sophie Moresee-Pichot
Valerie Barlois
 Italy (ITA)
Laura Chiesa
Elisa Uga
Margherita Zalaffi
 Russia (RUS)
Maria Mazina
Yuliya Garayeva
Karina Aznavourian
Women's foil  Laura Badea
Romania (ROU)
 Valentina Vezzali
Italy (ITA)
 Giovanna Trillini
Italy (ITA)
Women's team foil  Italy (ITA)
Francesca Bortolozzi-Borella
Giovanna Trillini
Valentina Vezzali
 Romania (ROU)
Laura Badea
Reka Szabo
Roxana Scarlat
 Germany (GER)
Anja Fichtel Mauritz
Sabine Bau
Monika Weber-Koszto

Medal table[edit]

Russia finished top of the fencing medal table at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia (RUS) 4 2 1 7
2  Italy (ITA) 3 2 2 7
3  France (FRA) 2 2 3 7
4  Romania (ROM) 1 1 0 2
5  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 2 3
6  Cuba (CUB) 0 1 1 2
7  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
8  Germany (GER) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 224 fencers (136 men and 88 women) from 46 nations competed at the Atlanta Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 1996 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 

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