Fencing at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, 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
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 Gyözö Kulcsar (HUN)  Grigory Kriss (URS)  Gianluigi Saccaro (ITA)
team épée
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 Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Fenyvesi
Zoltan Nemere
Pál Schmitt
Gyözö Kulcsar
Pal Nagy
 Soviet Union (URS)
Grigory Kriss
Iosif Vitebsky
Aleksei Nikanchikov
Yuri Smolyakov
Viktor Modzalevsky
 Poland (POL)
Bogdan Andrzejewski
Michał Butkiewicz
Bogdan Gonsior
Henryk Nielaba
Kazimierz Barburski
individual foil
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 Ion Drîmbă (ROU)  Jenö Kamuti (HUN)  Daniel Revenu (FRA)
team foil
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 France (FRA)
Daniel Revenu
Gilles Berolatti
Christian Noël
Jean-Claude Magnan
Jacques Dimont
 Soviet Union (URS)
German Sveshnikov
Yuri Sharov
Vasili Stankovich
Viktor Putyatin
Yuri Sisikin
 Poland (POL)
Witold Woyda
Zbigniew Skrudlik
Ryszard Parulski
Egon Franke
Adam Lisewski
individual sabre
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 Jerzy Pawłowski (POL)  Mark Rakita (URS)  Tibor Pézsa (HUN)
team sabre
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 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Nazlymov
Viktor Sidyak
Eduard Vinokurov
Mark Rakita
Umar Mavlikhanov
 Italy (ITA)
Wladimiro Calarese
Michele Maffei
Cesare Salvadori
Pierluigi Chicca
Rolando Rigoli
 Hungary (HUN)
Tamás Kovács
Janos Kalmar
Peter Bakonyi
Miklos Meszena
Tibor Pézsa

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
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 Elena Novikova-Belova (URS)  Pilar Roldán (MEX)  Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő (HUN)
team foil
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 Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksandra Zabelina
Tatyana Samusenko
Elena Novikova-Belova
Galina Gorokhova
Svetlana Tširkova
 Hungary (HUN)
Lidia Dömölki-Sakovics
Ildikó Bóbis
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
Maria Jarmy
Paula Marosi-Foldesi
 Romania (ROU)
Ecaterina Iencic-Stahl
Ileana Gyulai-Drimba-Jenei
Maria Vicol
Olga Orban-Szabo
Ana Dersidan-Ene-Pascu

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 3 4 0 7
2  Hungary (HUN) 2 2 3 7
3  Poland (POL) 1 0 2 3
4  France (FRA) 1 0 1 2
 Romania (ROU) 1 0 1 2
6  Italy (ITA) 0 1 1 2
7  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 275 fencers (217 men and 58 women) from 34 nations competed at the Mexico City Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1968 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-23. 

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