Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's épée

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Men's épée
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'hiver
Dates July 10–11
Competitors 67 from 18 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Delporte  Belgium
2nd, silver medalist(s) Roger Ducret  France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nils Hellsten  Sweden
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Fencing at the
1924 Summer Olympics
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Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's épée was one of seven fencing events on the Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme. It was the sixth appearance of the event, which had not been on the programme in 1896.

The competition was held from Wednesday, July 10, 1924 to Thursday, July 11, 1924. 67 fencers from 18 nations competed.

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

The top six fencers, by number of wins, in each pool advanced. Double-losses were allowed. Tie-breakers were held within a group tied on a number of wins that broke between qualification and non-qualification.

Pool A
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Ernest Gevers (BEL) 6 3 N/A Q
 Gustaf Lindblom (SWE) 6 3 Q
3  George Calnan (USA) 5 4 Q
 Joseph Misrahi (EGY) 5 4 Q
 Frederico Paredes (POR) 5 4 Q
6  Pieter von Boven (NED) 4 5 2 0 Q
7  Konstantinos Nikolopoulos (GRE) 4 5 1 1
8  Viggo Stilling-Andersen (DEN) 4 5 0 2
9  Johan Falkenberg (NOR) 3 6 N/A
10  Carlos Miguel (ESP) 1 8
Pool B
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Nils Hellsten (SWE) 8 1 N/A Q
2  Renzo Compagna (ITA) 7 2 Q
3  Wouter Brouwer (NED) 5 4 2 2 Q
 Mário de Lopez (POR) 5 4 2 1 Q
 Léon Tom (BEL) 5 4 2 1 Q
 Tryfon Triantafyllakos (GRE) 5 4 2 1 Q
7  Héctor Belo (URU) 5 4 0 3
8  Félix de Pomés (ESP) 3 6 N/A
9  Frithjof Lorentzen (NOR) 1 8
10  Ahmed Hassanein (EGY) 0 9
Pool C
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Charles Delporte (BEL) 7 2 N/A Q
2  Charles Biscoe (GBR) 6 3 Q
 Virgilio Mantegazza (ITA) 6 3 Q
4  George Breed (USA) 5 4 Q
 Carl Gripenstedt (SWE) 5 4 Q
6  Krikor Agathon (EGY) 4 5 1 0 Q
7  Domingo Mendy (URU) 4 5 0 1
8  Constantin Antoniades (SUI) 3 6 N/A
9  Josef Jungmann (TCH) 2 7
 Miguel Zabalza (ESP) 2 7
Pool D
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Roger Ducret (FRA) 6 2 N/A Q
 Robert Frater (GBR) 6 2 Q
 Pedro Nazar (ARG) 6 2 Q
4  Frédéric Fitting (SUI) 5 3 Q
5  Paul Anspach (BEL) 4 4 Q
 Conrado Rolando (URU) 4 4 Q
7  Eduardo Alonso (CUB) 2 6
 Theodoros Foustanos (GRE) 2 6
9  Josef Javůrek (TCH) 0 8
Pool E
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Eugène Empeyta (SUI) 6 2 N/A Q
2  Armand Massard (FRA) 5 3 Q
 Allen Milner (USA) 5 3 Q
 Ivan Osiier (DEN) 5 3 Q
5  Martin Holt (GBR) 4 4 1 0 Q
 Luis Lucchetti (ARG) 4 4 1 0 Q
7  Ramíro Mañalich (CUB) 4 4 0 2
8  Salvador Quesada (CUB) 1 7 N/A
9  Santos Ferreira (URU) 0 8
Pool F
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Gaston Cornereau (FRA) 7 1 N/A Q
2  Sigurd Akre (NOR) 4 4 Q
 Ruimondo Ferro (POR) 4 4 Q
 Willem Hubert (NED) 4 4 Q
 Wenceslao Paunero (ARG) 4 4 Q
 Peter Ryefelt (DEN) 4 4 Q
7  Arthur Lyon (USA) 3 5
8  Robert Montgomerie (GBR) 2 6
 Jan Tille (TCH) 2 6
Pool G
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Domingo García (ESP) 8 1 N/A Q
2  Ramón Fonst (CUB) 7 2 Q
3  Georges Buchard (FRA) 5 4 Q
 Raoul Heide (NOR) 5 4 Q
 Henri Jacquet (SUI) 5 4 Q
6  Bror Lagercrantz (SWE) 4 5 1 0 Q
7  Jan de Beaufort (NED) 4 5 0 1
8  Jens Berthelsen (DEN) 2 7 N/A
 Francisco Bollini (ARG) 2 7
 António de Castro (POR) 2 7

Quarterfinals[edit]

The top six fencers, by number of wins, in each pool advanced. Double-losses were allowed. Tie-breakers were held within a group tied on a number of wins that broke between qualification and non-qualification.

Pool A
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Charles Delporte (BEL) 7 3 N/A Q
 Domingo García (ESP) 7 3 Q
 Raoul Heide (NOR) 7 3 Q
 Luis Lucchetti (ARG) 7 3 Q
5  Ivan Osiier (DEN) 6 4 Q
6  Roger Ducret (FRA) 5 5 Q
7  Gustaf Lindblom (SWE) 4 6
8  Krikor Agathon (EGY) 3 7
 George Calnan (USA) 3 7
 Frederico Paredes (POR) 3 7
11  Martin Holt (GBR) 2 8
Pool B
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Ramón Fonst (CUB) 7 2 N/A Q
 Carl Gripenstedt (SWE) 7 2 Q
3  Henri Jacquet (SUI) 6 3 Q
 Léon Tom (BEL) 6 3 Q
5  Gaston Cornereau (FRA) 5 4 Q
6  Peter Ryefelt (DEN) 4 5 Q
7  Ruimondo Ferro (POR) 3 6
8  Wouter Brouwer (NED) 2 7
 Pedro Nazar (ARG) 2 7
10  George Breed (USA) 1 8
Pool C
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Frédéric Fitting (SUI) 9 1 N/A Q
2  Renzo Compagna (ITA) 7 3 Q
3  Paul Anspach (BEL) 6 4 Q
 Mário de Lopez (POR) 6 4 Q
5  Allen Milner (USA) 5 5 Q
6  Armand Massard (FRA) 4 6 2 0 Q
7  Willem Hubert (NED) 4 6 1 1
8  Conrado Rolando (URU) 4 6 0 2
9  Tryfon Triantafyllakos (GRE) 3 7 N/A
10  Robert Frater (GBR) 2 8
 Bror Lagercrantz (SWE) 2 8
Pool D
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Georges Buchard (FRA) 6 3 N/A Q
 Eugène Empeyta (SUI) 6 3 Q
 Ernest Gevers (BEL) 6 3 Q
 Nils Hellsten (SWE) 6 3 Q
 Virgilio Mantegazza (ITA) 6 3 Q
6  Charles Biscoe (GBR) 4 5 2 0 Q
7  Joseph Misrahi (EGY) 4 5 1 1
8  Sigurd Akre (NOR) 4 5 0 2
9  Pieter von Boven (NED) 1 8 N/A
10  Wenceslao Paunero (ARG) 0 9

Semifinals[edit]

The top six fencers, by number of wins, in each pool advanced. Double-losses were allowed. Tie-breakers were held within a group tied on a number of wins that broke between qualification and non-qualification.

Pool A
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Léon Tom (BEL) 7 4 N/A Q
2  Renzo Compagna (ITA) 6 5 Q
 Gaston Cornereau (FRA) 6 5 Q
 Charles Delporte (BEL) 6 5 Q
 Roger Ducret (FRA) 6 5 Q
 Nils Hellsten (SWE) 6 5 Q
7  Mário de Lopez (POR) 5 6
 Raoul Heide (NOR) 5 6
 Luis Lucchetti (ARG) 5 6
10  Henri Jacquet (SUI) 4 7
 Ivan Osiier (DEN) 4 7
12  Frédéric Fitting (SUI) 3 8
Pool B
Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break Qual.
Wins Losses
1  Virgilio Mantegazza (ITA) 9 2 N/A Q
2  Georges Buchard (FRA) 7 4 Q
 Armand Massard (FRA) 7 4 Q
4  Paul Anspach (BEL) 6 5 Q
5  Peter Ryefelt (DEN) 5 6 Q
6  Ernest Gevers (BEL) 4 7 5 1 Q
7  Charles Biscoe (GBR) 4 7 3 3
 Eugène Empeyta (SUI) 4 7 3 3
 Ramón Fonst (CUB) 4 7 3 3
 Domingo García (ESP) 4 7 3 3
 Carl Gripenstedt (SWE) 4 7 3 3
12  Allen Milner (USA) 4 7 1 5

Final[edit]

Double-losses were allowed. Tie-breakers were held within a group as necessary for individual placing to sixth place; this required two rounds of tie-breakers (the first round for 2nd-5th; the second round for 2nd/3rd and 4th/5th).

Rank Fencer Wins Losses Tie break 1 Tie break 2
Wins Losses Wins Losses
1st, gold medalist(s)  Charles Delporte (BEL) 8 3 N/A
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Roger Ducret (FRA) 7 4 2 1 1 0
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Nils Hellsten (SWE) 7 4 2 1 0 1
4  Gaston Cornereau (FRA) 7 4 1 2 1 0
5  Armand Massard (FRA) 7 4 1 2 0 1
6  Virgilio Mantegazza (ITA) 6 5 N/A
7  Georges Buchard (FRA) 5 6
 Léon Tom (BEL) 5 6
9  Paul Anspach (BEL) 4 7
 Peter Ryefelt (DEN) 4 7
11  Renzo Compagna (ITA) 2 9
12  Ernest Gevers (BEL) 1 10

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