Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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At the 1952 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
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Italy
Dario Mangiarotti
 Italy
Oswald Zappelli
 Switzerland
team épée
details
 Italy (ITA)
Roberto Battaglia
Carlo Pavesi
Franco Bertinetti
Giuseppe Delfino
Dario Mangiarotti
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Sweden (SWE)
Berndt-Otto Rehbinder
Bengt Ljungquist
Per Hjalmar Carleson
Carl Forssell
Sven Fahlman
Lennart Magnusson
 Switzerland (SUI)
Otto Rüfenacht
Paul Meister
Oswald Zappelli
Paul Barth
Willy Fitting
Mario Valota
individual foil
details
Christian d'Oriola
 France
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Italy
Manlio Di Rosa
 Italy
team foil
details
 France (FRA)
Christian d'Oriola
Jacques Lataste
Jehan Buhan
Claude Netter
Jacques Noël
Adrien Rommel
 Italy (ITA)
Giancarlo Bergamini
Antonio Spallino
Manlio Di Rosa
Giorgio Pellini
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Renzo Nostini
 Hungary (HUN)
Endre Palócz
Tibor Berczelly
Endre Tilli
Aladár Gerevich
Jozsef Sakovics
Lajos Maszlay
individual sabre
details
Pál Kovács
 Hungary
Aladár Gerevich
 Hungary
Tibor Berczelly
 Hungary
team sabre
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Bertalan Papp
László Rajcsányi
Rudolf Kárpáti
Tibor Berczelly
Aladár Gerevich
Pál Kovács
 Italy (ITA)
Giorgio Pellini
Vincenzo Pinton
Renzo Nostini
Mauro Racca
Gastone Darè
Roberto Ferrari
 France (FRA)
Maurice Piot
Jacques Lefèvre
Bernard Morel
Jean Laroyenne
Jean Francois Tournon
Jean Levavasseur

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
details
Irene Camber
 Italy
Ilona Elek
 Hungary
Karen Lachmann
 Denmark

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 3 4 1 8
2  Hungary (HUN) 2 2 2 6
3  France (FRA) 2 0 1 3
4  Sweden (SWE) 0 1 0 1
5  Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 2 2
6  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 286 fencers (249 men and 37 women) from 32 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1952 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-09-13.