1979 World Fencing Championships

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1979 World Championships in Fencing
Host city Australia Melbourne, Australia

The 1979 World Fencing Championships were held in Melbourne, Australia.[1] [2]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 6 2 1 9
2  West Germany 1 1 2 4
3  France 1 1 0 2
4  Hungary 0 2 1 3
4  Italy 0 2 1 3
6  Poland 0 0 2 2
7   Switzerland 0 0 1 1

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Med 1.png Gold Med 2.png Silver Med 3.png Bronze
Individual Foil Soviet Union Alexandr Romankov France Pascal Jolyot Italy Fabio Dal Zotto
Team Foil Soviet Union Soviet Union Italy Italy West Germany West Germany
Individual Sabre Soviet Union Vladimir Nazlymov Soviet Union Viktor Krovopuskov Soviet Union Mikhail Burtsev
Team Sabre Soviet Union Soviet Union Italy Italy Poland Poland
Individual Épée France Philippe Riboud Hungary Ernő Kolczonay Poland Leszek Swornowski
Team Épée Soviet Union Soviet Union West Germany West Germany Switzerland Switzerland

Women's events[edit]

Event Med 1.png Gold Med 2.png Silver Med 3.png Bronze
Individual Foil West Germany Cornelia Hanisch Soviet Union Valentina Sidorova Hungary Ildikó Schwarczenberger
Team Foil Soviet Union Soviet Union Hungary Hungary West Germany West Germany

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records & Results (1987). Fencing World Championships, pages 165-167. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-492-5. 
  2. ^ "World Fencing Championships". like2do.