Fencing at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's foil

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Men's foil
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney Exhibition Centre
Dates 20 September 2000
Competitors 40 from 22 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    South Korea
Silver medal    Germany
Bronze medal    Russia
«1996 2004»
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 foil 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 20 September 2000. 40 fencers from 22 nations competed.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold: Gold medal.svg Silver: Silver medal.svg Bronze: Bronze medal.svg
Kim Yeong-Ho, South Korea Ralf Bißdorf, Germany Dmitry Shevchenko, Russia

Main tournament bracket[edit]

The field of 40 fencers competed in a single-elimination tournament to determine the medal winners. Semifinal losers proceeded to a bronze medal match.

1st Round 2nd Round 3rd Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal final
                                   
1 Salvatore Sanzo
Italy
Bye
64 - -
Salvatore Sanzo
Italy
15
Wang Haibin
China
10
33 Gerald McMahon
Australia
6
32 Wang Haibin
China
15
Salvatore Sanzo
Italy
15
Carlos Rodríguez
Venezuela
7
17 Ilgar Mamedov
Russia
Bye
48 - -
Ilgar Mamedov
Russia
14
Carlos Rodríguez
Venezuela
15
49 Carlos Rodríguez
Venezuela
Bye
16 - -
Salvatore Sanzo
Italy
14
Dmitry Shevchenko
Russia
15
9 Elvis Gregory
Cuba
Bye
56 - -
Elvis Gregory
Cuba
15
Abdul Muhsen Ali
Kuwait
5
41 Naoto Okazaki
Japan
6
24 Abdul Muhsen Ali
Kuwait
15
Elvis Gregory
Cuba
14
Dmitry Shevchenko
Russia
15
25 Dmitry Shevchenko
Russia
Bye
40 - -
Dmitry Shevchenko
Russia
15
Adam Krzesiński
Poland
8
57 Adam Krzesiński
Poland
Bye
8 - -
Dmitry Shevchenko
Russia
14
Kim Yeong-Ho
South Korea
15
5 Serhiy Holubytskiy
Ukraine
Bye
60 - -
Serhiy Holubytskiy
Ukraine
15
James Beevers
Great Britain
1
37 James Beevers
Great Britain
15
28 Marco Martins
Brazil
7
Serhiy Holubytskiy
Ukraine
15
Matteo Zennaro
Italy
12
21 Matteo Zennaro
Italy
Bye
44 - -
Matteo Zennaro
Italy
15
Daniele Crosta
Italy
11
53 Daniele Crosta
Italy
Bye
12 - -
Serhiy Holubytskiy
Ukraine
5
Kim Yeong-Ho
South Korea
15
13 Kim Yeong-Ho
South Korea
Bye
52 - -
Kim Yeong-Ho
South Korea
15
Brice Guyart
France
13
45 Brice Guyart
France
15
20 Leandro Marchetti
Argentina
6
Kim Yeong-Ho
South Korea
15
Cliff Bayer
United States
14
29 Cliff Bayer
United States
Bye
36 - -
Cliff Bayer
United States
15
Ryszard Sobczak
Poland
9
61 Ryszard Sobczak
Poland
Bye
4 - -
Kim Yeong-Ho
South Korea
15
Ralf Bißdorf
Germany
14
3 Jean-Noël Ferrari
France
Bye
62 - -
Jean-Noël Ferrari
France
15
Lionel Plumenail
France
8
35 Lionel Plumenail
France
15
30 Tamer Mohamed Tahoun
Egypt
9
Jean-Noël Ferrari
France
15
Rolando Tucker
Cuba
13
19 Rolando Tucker
Cuba
Bye
46 - -
Rolando Tucker
Cuba
15
Benny Wendt
Austria
5
51 Benny Wendt
Austria
Bye
14 - -
Jean-Noël Ferrari
France
15
Richard Breutner
Germany
9
11 Oscar García
Cuba
Bye
54 - -
Oscar García
Cuba
9
Sławomir Mocek
Poland
15
43 Sławomir Mocek
Poland
15
22 Maher Ben Aziza
Tunisia
2
Sławomir Mocek
Poland
8
Richard Breutner
Germany
15
27 Andrey Deyev
Russia
Bye
38 - -
Andrey Deyev
Russia
10
Richard Breutner
Germany
15
59 - -
6 Richard Breutner
Germany
Bye
Jean-Noël Ferrari
France
7
Ralf Bißdorf
Germany
15
7 Wolfgang Wienand
Germany
Bye
58 - -
Wolfgang Wienand
Germany
8
Márk Marsi
Hungary
15
39 Márk Marsi
Hungary
15
26 Andrey Kolganov
Kazakhstan
13
Márk Marsi
Hungary
15
Ye Chong
China
8
23 - -
42 Ye Chong
China
Bye
Ye Chong
China
15
Dong Zhaozhi
China
6
55 - -
10 Dong Zhaozhi
China
-Bye
Márk Marsi
Hungary
13
Ralf Bißdorf
Germany
15
15 João Gomes
Portugal
-Bye
50 - -
João Gomes
Portugal
15
Michael Ludwig
Austria
12
47 - -
18 Michael Ludwig
Austria
-Bye
João Gomes
Portugal
11
Ralf Bißdorf
Germany
15
31 Oleksiy Kruhliak
Ukraine
15
34 Oleksiy Bryzhalov
Ukraine
9
Oleksiy Kruhliak
Ukraine
7
Ralf Bißdorf
Germany
15
63 - -
2 Ralf Bißdorf
Germany
-Bye
Bronze medal final
Dmitry Shevchenko Russia = 15
Jean-Noël Ferrari France = 14

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]