Fencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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At the 1948 Summer Olympics, seven fencing events were contested, six for men and one for women.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual épée
details
Luigi Cantone
 Italy
Oswald Zappelli
 Switzerland
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Italy
team épée
details
 France (FRA)
Maurice Huet
Michel Pécheux
Marcel Desprets
Edouard Artigas
Henri Guerin
Henri Lepage
 Italy (ITA)
Luigi Cantone
Marc Antonio Mandruzzato
Carlo Agostoni
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Fiorenzo Marini
Dario Mangiarotti
 Sweden (SWE)
Frank Cervell
Carl Forssell
Bengt Ljungquist
Sven Thofelt
Per Hjalmar Carleson
Arne Tollbom
individual foil
details
Jehan Buhan
 France
Christian d'Oriola
 France
Lajos Maszlay
 Hungary
team foil
details
 France (FRA)
Adrien Rommel
Christian d'Oriola
Andre Bonin
Jacques Lataste
Jehan Buhan
René Bougnol
 Italy (ITA)
Saverio Ragno
Renzo Nostini
Manlio Di Rosa
Giorgio Pellini
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Giuliano Nostini
 Belgium (BEL)
André van de Werve de Vorsselaer
Paul Louis Jean Valcke
Raymond Bru
Georges Camille De Bourgignon
Henri Paternoster
Edouard Yves
individual sabre
details
Aladár Gerevich
 Hungary
Vincenzo Pinton
 Italy
Pál Kovács
 Hungary
team sabre
details
 Hungary (HUN)
László Rajcsányi
Bertalan Papp
Aladár Gerevich
Tibor Berczelly
Rudolf Kárpáti
Pál Kovács
 Italy (ITA)
Carlo Turcato
Gastone Darè
Vincenzo Pinton
Mauro Racca
Renzo Nostini
Aldo Montano
 United States (USA)
Miguel Angel De Capriles
Norman Cohn-Armitage
George Vitez Worth
Dean Victor Cetrulo
James Hummitzsch Flynn
Tibor Andrew Nyilas

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
details
Ilona Elek
 Hungary
Karen Lachmann
 Denmark
Ellen Mueller
 Austria

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France (FRA) 3 1 0 4
2  Hungary (HUN) 3 0 2 5
3  Italy (ITA) 1 4 1 6
4  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 0 1
4  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
6  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
6  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
6  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
6  United States (USA) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 294 fencers (255 men and 39 women) from 30 nations competed at the London Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1948 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-08.