Fencing at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's épée

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Men's épée
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney Exhibition Centre
Dates 16 September
Competitors 42 from 21 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    South Korea
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Fencing at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men   women
Team épée men women
Foil men women
Team foil men women
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's épée was one of ten fencing events on the fencing at the 2000 Summer Olympics programme. It was the twenty-third appearance of the event. The competition was held on 16 September 2000. 42 fencers from 21 nations competed.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold: Gold medal.svg Silver: Silver medal.svg Bronze: Bronze medal.svg
Pavel Kolobkov, Russia Hugues Obry, France Lee Sang-Gi, South Korea

Tournament results[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

As there were more than 32 entrants in this event, ten first round matches were held to reduce the field to 32 fencers.

Winner NOC Score Loser NOC
Meelis Loit Estonia 15-7 Wang Weixin China
Aleksandr Poddubny Kyrgyzstan 15-13 Andrus Kajak Estonia
Michael Switak Austria 14-13 Sergey Shabalin Kazakhstan
Oleksandr Horbachuk Ukraine 15-14 Nelson Loyola Cuba
Mauricio Rivas Colombia 15-10 Nick Heffernan Australia
Vladimir Pchenikin Belarus 15-11 Jonathan Peña Puerto Rico
Gerry Adams Australia 15-13 Carlos Pedroso Cuba
Laurie Shong Canada 15-8 David Nathan Australia
Zhao Gang China 15-12 Muhannad Saif El-Din| Egypt
Tamir Bloom United States 8-4 Andrey Murashko Belarus

Main tournament bracket[edit]

The remaining field of 32 fencers competed in a single-elimination tournament to determine the medal winners. Semifinal losers proceeded to a bronze medal match.

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Gold medal final
                                   
 Pavel Kolobkov
Russia
15  
 Meelis Loit
Estonia
9      Pavel Kolobkov
Russia
15  
 Lee Sang-Yeop
South Korea
15    Lee Sang-Yeop
South Korea
8  
 Vitaly Zhakarov
Belarus
14        Pavel Kolobkov
Russia
15  
 Ivan Trevejo
Cuba
15        Ivan Trevejo
Cuba
14  
 Aleksandr Poddubny
Kyrgyzstan
10      Ivan Trevejo
Cuba
15
 Alfredo Rota
Italy
15    Alfredo Rota
Italy
12  
 Michael Switak
Austria
11        Pavel Kolobkov Russia 13  
 Oleksandr Horbachuk
Ukraine
9        Lee Sang-Gi
South Korea
9  
 Jörg Fiedler
Germany
8      Oleksandr Horbachuk
Ukraine
11  
 Éric Srecki
France
15    Éric Srecki
France
15  
 Christoph Marik
Austria
10        Éric Srecki
France
14
 Lee Sang-Gi
South Korea
15        Lee Sang-Gi
South Korea
15  
 Marc-Konstantin Steifensand
Germany
8      Lee Sang-Gi
South Korea
15
 Mauricio Rivas
Colombia
15    Mauricio Rivas
Colombia
13  
 Kaido Kaaberma
Estonia
13        Pavel Kolobkov
Russia
15
 Peter Vánky
Sweden
15        Hugues Obry
France
12
 Vladimir Pchenikin
Belarus
9      Peter Vánky
Sweden
15  
 Paolo Milanoli
Italy
15    Paolo Milanoli
Italy
6  
 Angelo Mazzoni
Italy
13        Peter Vánky
Sweden
12  
 Hugues Obry
France
15        Hugues Obry
France
15  
 Jean-François Di Martino
France
12      Hugues Obry
France
15
 Gerry Adams
Australia
15    Gerry Adams
Australia
5  
 Iván Kovács
Hungary
14        Hugues Obry
France
15
 Attila Fekete
Hungary
14        Marcel Fischer
Switzerland
13  
 Laurie Shong
Canada
13      Attila Fekete
Hungary
8  
 Zhao Gang
China
15    Zhao Gang
China
9     Bronze medal final
 Oliver Kayser
Austria
12        Zhao Gang
China
10
 Marcel Fischer
Switzerland
13        Marcel Fischer
Switzerland
15      Lee Sang-Gi
South Korea
15
 Yang Noe-Seong
South Korea
12      Marcel Fischer
Switzerland
15    Marcel Fischer
Switzerland
14
 Arnd Schmitt
Germany
15    Arnd Schmitt
Germany
10  
 Tamir Bloom
United States
12  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fencing: 2000 Olympic Results - Men's épée". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-25.