Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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At the 1956 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
Carlo Pavesi
 Italy
Giuseppe Delfino
 Italy
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Italy
team épée
details
 Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Delfino
Franco Bertinetti
Alberto Pellegrino
Giorgio Anglesio
Carlo Pavesi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 Hungary (HUN)
Bela Rerrich
Ambrus Nagy
Barnabas Berzsenyi
Jozsef Marosi
Jozsef Sakovics
Lajos Balthazár
 France (FRA)
Yves Dreyfus
Rene Queyroux
Daniel Dagallier
Claude Nigon
Armand Mouyal
individual foil
details
Christian d'Oriola
 France
Giancarlo Bergamini
 Italy
Antonio Spallino
 Italy
team foil
details
 Italy (ITA)
Vittorio Lucarelli
Luigi Arturo Carpaneda
Manlio Di Rosa
Giancarlo Bergamini
Antonio Spallino
Edoardo Mangiarotti
 France (FRA)
Bernard Baudoux
Rene Coicaud
Claude Netter
Roger Closset
Christian d'Oriola
Jacques Lataste
 Hungary (HUN)
Lajos Somodi
Jozsef Gyuricza
Endre Tilli
Jozsef Marosi
Mihaly Fülöp
Jozsef Sakovics
individual sabre
details
Rudolf Kárpáti
 Hungary
Jerzy Pawłowski
 Poland
Lev Kuznetsov
 Soviet Union
team sabre
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Attila Keresztes
Aladár Gerevich
Rudolf Kárpáti
Jenö Hamori
Pál Kovács
Daniel Magay
 Poland (POL)
Zygmunt Pawlas
Jerzy Pawłowski
Wojciech Zabłocki
Andrzej Ryszard Piątkowski
Marian Zygmunt Kuszewski
Ryszard Zub
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yakov Rylsky
David Tyshler
Lev Kuznetsov
Yevgeni Cherepovsky
Leonid Bogdanov

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
details
Gillian Sheen
 Great Britain
Olga Orban
 Romania
Renée Garilhe
 France

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 3 2 2 7
2  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 1 4
3  France (FRA) 1 1 2 4
4  Great Britain (GBR) 1 0 0 1
5  Poland (POL) 0 2 0 2
6  Romania (ROM) 0 1 0 1
7  Soviet Union (URS) 0 0 2 2

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 165 fencers (142 men and 23 women) from 23 nations competed at the Melbourne Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1956 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-10.