Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Women's foil

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Women's foil
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'hiver
Dates July 2–4
Competitors 25 from 9 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ellen Osiier  Denmark
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gladys Davies  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Grete Heckscher  Denmark
1928 →
Fencing at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Fencing pictogram.svg
Épée men  
Team épée men
Foil men women
Team foil men
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The women's foil was one of seven fencing events on the Fencing at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first time an Olympic fencing competition was held for women.

The competition was held from Tuesday July 2, 1924, to Thursday July 4, 1924. 25 fencers from 9 nations competed.

Results[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

The top three fencers in each pool advanced. Bouts were to five touches. Times touched was the first tie-breaker if fencers had equal records for their bouts.

Pool A
Rank Fencer EO GD EF EH YC IH JS-dJ   Wins Losses Touches Touched Qual.
1  Ellen Osiier (DEN) 5–2 5–4 5–0 5–3 5–1 5–0 6 0 30 10 Q
2  Gladys Davies (GBR) 2–5 5–2 5–3 5–2 2–5 5–0 4 2 24 17 Q
3  E. Fitting (SUI) 4–5 2–5 3–5 5–2 5–4 5–1 3 3 24 22 Q
4  Elsa Hellquist (SWE) 0–5 3–5 5–3 4–5 5–4 5–1 3 3 22 23
5  Yvonne Conte (FRA) 3–5 2–5 2–5 5–4 5–4 5–2 3 3 22 25
6  Irma Hopper (USA) 1–5 5–2 4–5 4–5 4–5 5–2 2 4 23 24
7  Johanna Stokhuyzen-de Jong (NED) 0–5 0–5 1–5 1–5 2–5 2–5 0 6 6 30
Pool B
Rank Fencer LP MF HO IB AA-M JM   Wins Losses Touches Touched Qual.
1  Lucienne Prost (FRA) 4–5 5–2 5–0 5–2 5–1 4 1 24 10 Q
2  Muriel Freeman (GBR) 5–4 4–5 5–1 5–1 5–3 4 1 24 12 Q
3  Hanna Olsen (SWE) 2–5 5–4 1–5 5–1 5–2 3 2 18 17 Q
4  Ingeborg Buhl (DEN) 0–5 1–5 5–1 5–4 4–5 2 3 15 20
5  Adriana Admiraal-Meijerink (NED) 2–5 1–5 1–5 4–5 5–2 1 4 13 22
6  Jeanne Morgenthaler (SUI) 1–5 3–5 2–5 5–4 2–5 1 4 13 24
Pool C
Rank Fencer GD EH JB MB JdB WD   Wins Losses Touches Touched Qual.
1  Gladys Daniell (GBR) 5–1 5–3 5–0 5–2 5–0 5 0 25 6 Q
2  Ellen Hamilton (SWE) 1–5 3–5 5–2 5–1 5–1 3 2 19 14 Q
3  Yutta Barding (DEN) 3–5 5–3 4–5 5–2 5–0 3 2 22 15 Q
4  Michele Bory (FRA) 0–5 2–5 5–4 5–3 5–1 3 2 17 18
5  Johanna de Boer (NED) 2–5 1–5 2–5 3–5 5–0 1 4 13 20
6  Wanda Dubieńska (POL) 0–5 1–5 0–5 1–5 0–5 0 5 2 25
Pool D
Rank Fencer GH FT GT AG SB AW   Wins Losses Touches Touched Qual.
1  Grete Heckscher (DEN) 5–1 5–0 5–4 5–3 5–2 5 0 25 10 Q
2  Fernande Tassy (FRA) 1–5 4–5 5–2 5–2 5–3 3 2 20 17 Q
3  Gizella Tary (HUN) 0–5 5–4 5–4 2–5 5–2 3 2 17 20 Q
4  Adelaide Gehrig (USA) 4–5 2–5 4–5 5–4 5–3 2 3 20 22
5  S. Bonnard (SUI) 3–5 2–5 5–2 4–5 3–5 1 4 17 22
6  Alice Walker (GBR) 2–5 3–5 2–5 3–5 5–3 1 4 15 23

Semifinals[edit]

The top three fencers in each pool advanced. Bouts were to five touches. Times touched was the first tie-breaker if fencers had equal records for their bouts.

Pool A
Rank Fencer EO MF YB HO GD FT   Wins Losses Touches Touched Qual.
1  Ellen Osiier (DEN) 5–2 5–1 5–2 5–3 5–2 5 0 25 10 Q
2  Muriel Freeman (GBR) 2–5 5–1 5–2 5–4 5–3 4 1 22 15 Q
3  Yutta Barding (DEN) 1–5 1–5 5–3 5–1 4–5 2 3 16 19 Q
4  Hanna Olsen (SWE) 2–5 2–5 3–5 5–4 5–1 2 3 17 20
5  Gladys Daniell (GBR) 3–5 4–5 1–5 4–5 5–0 1 4 17 20
6  Fernande Tassy (FRA) 2–5 3–5 5–4 1–5 0–5 1 4 11 24
Pool B
Rank Fencer GD GH GT LP EF EH   Wins Losses Touches Touched Qual.
1  Gladys Davies (GBR) 5–4 5–2 5–4 5–3 5–2 5 0 25 15 Q
2  Grete Heckscher (DEN) 4–5 5–1 5–2 5–1 5–1 4 1 24 10 Q
3  Gizella Tary (HUN) 2–5 1–5 5–3 5–4 5–1 3 2 18 18 Q
4  Lucienne Prost (FRA) 4–5 2–5 3–5 5–3 5–0 2 3 19 18
5  E. Fitting (SUI) 3–5 1–5 4–5 3–5 5–3 1 4 16 23
6  Ellen Hamilton (SWE) 1–5 1–5 1–5 0–5 3–5 0 5 6 25

Final[edit]

Bouts were to five touches.

Rank Fencer EO GD GH MF YB GT   Wins Losses Touches Touched
1st, gold medalist(s)  Ellen Osiier (DEN) 5–3 5–3 5–2 5–4 5–2 5 0 25 14
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Gladys Davies (GBR) 3–5 5–4 5–2 5–4 5–1 4 1 23 16
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Grete Heckscher (DEN) 3–5 4–5 5–3 5–3 5–0 3 2 22 16
4  Muriel Freeman (GBR) 2–5 2–5 3–5 5–3 5–1 2 3 17 19
5  Yutta Barding (DEN) 4–5 4–5 3–5 3–5 5–2 1 4 19 22
6  Gizella Tary (HUN) 2–5 1–5 0–5 1–5 2–5 0 5 6 25

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