Wheelchair fencing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Wheelchair fencing
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Wheelchair fencing pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Wheelchair fencing
Venue ExCeL
Dates 4–8 September 2012
Competitors 100
«2008 2016»
Wheelchair fencing at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Wheelchair fencing pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Épée A   men   women
Épée B   men   women
Foil A   men   women
Foil B   men   women
Sabre A   men    
Sabre B   men    
Team   men   women

Wheelchair fencing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics was held in the ExCeL from 4 September to 8 September 2012.[1]

Classification[edit]

Fencers were given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows fencers to compete against others with a similar level of function. Fencing has two classes, A and B. Wheelchairs were anchored to the ground during competition.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total[2]
1  China (CHN) 6 3 1 10
2  Hong Kong (HKG) 2 1 4 7
3  Poland (POL) 2 0 1 3
4  Brazil (BRA) 1 0 0 1
4  Thailand (THA) 1 0 0 1
6  France (FRA) 0 3 2 5
6  Hungary (HUN) 0 3 2 5
8  Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
8  Ukraine (UKR) 0 1 0 1
10  Italy (ITA) 0 0 2 2
Total 12 12 12 36

Events[edit]

The five event types below were competed for both class A and class B, for a total of ten events.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Épée A
details
 Dariusz Pender
Poland (POL)
 Romain Noble
France (FRA)
 Matteo Betti
Italy (ITA)
Men's Épée B
details
 Jovane Silva Guissone
Brazil (BRA)
 Tam Chik Sum
Hong Kong (HKG)
 Alim Latrèche
France (FRA)
Men's Foil A
details
 Ruyi Ye
China (CHN)
 Yijun Chen
China (CHN)
 Richárd Osváth
Hungary (HUN)
Men's Foil B
details
 Daoliang Hu
China (CHN)
 Anton Datsko
Ukraine (UKR)
 Alim Latrèche
France (FRA)
Men's Sabre A
details
 Yijun Chen
China (CHN)
 Jianquan Tian
China (CHN)
 Chan Wing Kin
Hong Kong (HKG)
Men's Sabre B
details
 Grzegorz Pluta
Poland (POL)
 Marc André Cratère
France (FRA)
 Alessio Sarri
Italy (ITA)
Men's Team Open
details
 China (CHN)
Chen Yijun
Ye Ruyi
Hu Daoliang
 France (FRA)
Ludovic Lemoine
Alim Latrèche
Damien Tokatlian
 Hong Kong (HKG)
Wong Tang Tat
Chan Wing Kin
Chung Ting Ching

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Épée A
details
 Yu Chui Yee
Hong Kong (HKG)
 Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
Hungary (HUN)
 Wu Baili
China (CHN)
Women's Épée B
details
 Saysunee Jana
Thailand (THA)
 Simone Briese-Baetke
Germany (GER)
 Chan Yui Chong
Hong Kong (HKG)
Women's Foil A
details
 Yu Chui Yee
Hong Kong (HKG)
 Wu Baili
China (CHN)
 Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
Hungary (HUN)
Women's Foil B
details
 Fang Yao
China (CHN)
 Gyöngyi Dani
Hungary (HUN)
 Marta Makowska
Poland (POL)
Women's Team Open
details
 China (CHN)
Rong Jing
Yao Fang
Wu Baili
 Hungary (HUN)
Veronika Juhász
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
Gyöngyi Dani
 Hong Kong (HKG)
Fan Pui Shan
Yu Chui Yee
Chan Yui Chong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paralympic 2012: Wheelchair Fencing". london2012.com. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wheelchair Fencing – Medal count". 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics official website. Retrieved 9 September 2012.