Fencing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Fencing at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan

At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, eight events in fencing were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre), but women competed only in foil events.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Grigory Kriss
 Soviet Union
Henry Hoskyns
 Great Britain
Guram Kostava
 Soviet Union
Team épée
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Árpád Bárány
Tamás Gábor
István Kausz
Győző Kulcsár
Zoltán Nemere
 Italy (ITA)
Giovan Battista Breda
Giuseppe Delfino
Gianfranco Paolucci
Alberto Pellegrino
Gianluigi Saccaro
 France (FRA)
Claude Bourquard
Claude Brodin
Jacques Brodin
Yves Dreyfus
Jack Guittet
Individual foil
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Egon Franke
 Poland
Jean Claude Magnan
 France
Daniel Revenu
 France
Team foil
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Zhdanovich
Yuri Sharov
Yuri Sisikin
German Sveshnikov
Mark Midler
 Poland (POL)
Witold Woyda
Zbigniew Skrudlik
Ryszard Parulski
Egon Franke
Janusz Rozycki
 France (FRA)
Jacky Courtillat
Jean-Claude Magnan
Christian Noël
Daniel Revenu
Pierre Rodocanachi
Individual sabre
details
Tibor Pézsa
 Hungary
Claude Arabo
 France
Umar Mavlikhanov
 Soviet Union
Team sabre
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Boris Melnikov
Nugzar Asatiani
Mark Rakita
Yakov Rylsky
Umar Mavlikhanov
 Italy (ITA)
Giampaolo Calanchini
Wladimiro Calarese
Pier-Luigi Chicca
Mario Ravagnan
Cesare Salvadori
 Poland (POL)
Emil Ochyra
Jerzy Pawłowski
Ryszard Zub
Andrzej Piatkowski
Wojciech Zabłocki

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual foil
details
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
 Hungary
Helga Mees
 United Team of Germany
Antonella Ragno
 Italy
Team foil
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Paula Marosi
Katalin Juhász
Judit Ágoston
Lídia Dömölky
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyudmila Shishova
Valentina Prudskova
Valentina Rastvorova
Tatyana Samusenko
Galina Gorokhova
 United Team of Germany (EUA)
Heidi Schmid
Helga Mees
Rosemarie Scherberger
Gudrun Theuerkauff

Medal table[edit]

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

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 259 fencers (203 men and 56 women) from 30 nations competed at the Tokyo Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1964 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-08. 

Sources[edit]

  • Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.