Fencing at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's team foil

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Men's team foil
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueFrancis Gymnasium, Washington University in St. Louis
DateSeptember 7
Competitors6 from 2 nations
1st, gold medalist(s)  Cuba (CUB)
Manuel Díaz, Ramón Fonst, Albertson Van Zo Post
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States (USA)
Arthur Fox, Charles Tatham, Charles Townsend
1920 →

The men's team foil was a fencing event held as part of the fencing at the 1904 Summer Olympics program. It was the first time a team fencing event was held at the Olympics. 2 teams of 3 fencers each competed. The nationality of the teams is unclear. See footnotes for clarification.



Each of the three fencers on each team faced all three of the other team's fencers. The mixed team fencers won 7 of the 9 individual bouts, giving them the team victory.

1  Mixed team (ZZX) [1]
 Ramón Fonst (CUB)
 Albertson Van Zo Post (USA) [2]
 Manuel Díaz (CUB)
1 (7) 0 (2)
2  United States (USA)
Charles Tatham [3]
Charles Townsend
Arthur Fox
0 (2) 1 (7)


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ The IOC results database shows Albertson Van Zo Post as Cuban despite the fact that he was an American.
  3. ^ The IOC results database shows Charles Tatham as Cuban for individual events and American for the team event; he was an American.


  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2006.