List of Olympic venues in fencing

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Zappeion hosted the fencing events for the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Schermzaal: fencing hall for the 9th Olympiad, Amsterdam (1928)
St Kilda Town Hall hosted the fencing events for the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Olympic Green Convention Center hosted the fencing events for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

For the Summer Olympics, there are 31 venues that have been or will be used for fencing.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venue for those games Capacity Ref.
1896 Athens Zappeion None Not listed. [1]
1900 Paris Tuileries Garden None Not listed. [2]
1904 St. Louis Francis Gymnasium Boxing Not listed. [3]
1908 London Franco-British Exhibition Fencing Grounds None Not listed. [4]
1912 Stockholm Östermalm Athletic Grounds Equestrian, Modern pentathlon (fencing), Tennis Not listed. [5]
1920 Antwerp Gardens de la Palace d'Egmont None Not listed. [6]
1924 Paris Stade de Colombes Athletics, Cycling (road), Equestrian, Football (final), Gymnastics, Modern pentathlon (fencing, running), Rugby union, Tennis 22,737 [7]
1928 Amsterdam Schermzaal Modern pentathlon (fencing) 559 [8]
1932 Los Angeles 160th Regiment State Armory Modern pentathlon (fencing) 1,800 [9]
1936 Berlin Haus des Deutschen Sports Modern pentathlon (fencing) 1200 [10][11]
Tennis Courts (épée) Basketball 832. [12]
1948 London Wembley Palace of Engineering None Not listed. [13]
1952 Helsinki Westend Tennis Hall None Not listed. [14]
1956 Melbourne St Kilda Town Hall None Not listed. [15]
1960 Rome Palazzo dei Congressi Modern pentathlon (fencing) Not listed. [16]
1964 Tokyo Waseda Memorial Hall Modern pentathlon (fencing) 2,200 [17][18]
1968 Mexico City Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall Modern pentathlon (fencing) 3,000 [19]
1972 Munich Messegelände, Fechthalle 1 (final) None 978 [20]
Messegelände Fechthalle 2 Modern pentathlon (fencing) Same as Fechthalle 1. [20]
1976 Montreal Winter Stadium, Université de Montréal Modern pentathlon (fencing) 2,461 [21]
1980 Moscow CSKA Football Fieldhouse Modern pentathlon (fencing) 8,500 [22]
1984 Los Angeles Long Beach Convention Center None 2,500 [23]
1988 Seoul Olympic Fencing Gymnasium Modern pentathlon (fencing) 7,000 [24][25]
1992 Barcelona Palau de la Metal·lúrgia Modern pentathlon (fencing) Not listed. [26]
1996 Atlanta Georgia World Congress Center Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon (fencing, shooting), Table tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling 3,900 (fencing)
7,300 (handball)
7,300 (judo)
4,700 (table tennis)
5,000 (weightlifting)
7,300 (wrestling)
[27][28]
2000 Sydney Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Boxing, Judo, Weightlifting, Wrestling 7,500 (weightlifting),
9,000 (judo & wrestling),
10,000 (boxing & fencing)
[29]
2004 Athens Helliniko Fencing Hall None 8,000 [30]
2008 Beijing Olympic Green Convention Center Modern pentathlon (fencing, shooting) 5,695 [31]
2012 London ExCeL Boxing, Judo, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Weightlifting, Wrestling Not listed. [32]
Copper Box Handball, Modern pentathlon (fencing) 7,000 [33]
2016 Rio de Janeiro Deodoro Arena None 5,000 [34]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zappeion history. - accessed 3 October 2010.
  2. ^ 1900 Summer Olympics official report. p. 16. Accessed 14 November 2010. (French)
  3. ^ Spalding's report of the 1904 Summer Olympics. pp. 231, 245. Accessed 4 October 2010.
  4. ^ 1908 Summer Olympics official report. p. 127. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  5. ^ 1912 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 218–20. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  6. ^ Sports-reference.com profile of the 1920 Summer Olympics fencing events.
  7. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 50-5, 96-7, 121, 152, 216, 222, 238, 248, 265, 318, 339, 375, 499, 503, 536. (French)
  8. ^ 1928 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 170, 202, 205.
  9. ^ 1932 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 67-8, 70, 78, 84.
  10. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report Volume 1. pp. 163-4. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  11. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report Volume 2. pp. 752-815, 830-6. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  12. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 162-3. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  13. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. p. 45. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  14. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 50. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  15. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 44. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  16. ^ 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2, Part 2. pp. 661, 761. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  17. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  18. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 127-8. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  19. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 2. p. 74. Accessed 4 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  20. ^ a b 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 197-201. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  21. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 144-9. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  22. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 82-5. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  23. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 123-8. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  24. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 178. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  25. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 2. p. 335. Accessed 2 December 2010.
  26. ^ 1992 Summer Olympic official report. Volume 2. pp. 189-91. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  27. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 540-1. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  28. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 448, 455, 457, 459-60, 462, 466. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  29. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 383. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  30. ^ 2004 Summer Olympic official report. Volume 2. p. 318. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  31. ^ "Fencing Hall of National Convention Center". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  32. ^ London2012.com profile of ExCeL. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  33. ^ London2012.com profile of the Handball Arena. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  34. ^ "Deodoro Arena" (PDF), Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 120–121, retrieved December 2, 2009.