Fencing at the 1904 Summer Olympics
At the 1904 Summer Olympics, five fencing events were contested. The third edition of the Olympic fencing program included a team event (in men's foil) for the first time, as well as the only Olympic singlestick competition. Events for fencing professionals were eliminated. The competitions were held on September 7, 1904 and September 8, 1904.
- The IOC results database shows Charles Tatham as Cuban for individual events and American for the team event; he was an American.
- The IOC results database shows Albertson Van Zo Post as Cuban despite the fact that he was an American.
- The IOC results database shows this team as mixed with athletes from Cuba and the USA, with all athletes being listed as Cuban for their individual event medals despite the fact that Van Zo Post was an American.
A total of 11 fencers from 3 nations competed at the St. Louis Games:
(*) NOTE: Only Díaz and Fonst are counted as Cuban, while Van Zo Post and Tatham are counted as American.
The IOC counts one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals won by the American Van Zo Post for Cuba instead of the United States. The one silver and one bronze medal won by the American Tatham are also counted for Cuba instead of the United States.
Table according to IOC medal database:
Table with Van Zo Post and Tatham's medals counted for the United States: