Fencing at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, 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
Csaba Fenyvesi
 Hungary
Jacques Ladegaillerie
 France
Győző Kulcsár
 Hungary
team épée
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Sándor Erdős
Csaba Fenyvesi
Győző Kulcsár
Pál Schmitt
Istvan Osztrics
 Switzerland (SUI)
Guy Evequoz
Daniel Giger
Christian Kauter
Peter Lötscher
François Suchanecki
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Modzolevsky
Sergei Paramonov
Igor Valetov
Georgi Zažitski
Grigori Kriss
Individual foil
details
Witold Woyda
 Poland
Jenő Kamuti
 Hungary
Christian Noël
 France
team foil
details
 Poland (POL)
Marek Dąbrowski
Jerzy Kaczmarek
Lech Koziejowski
Witold Woyda
Arkadiusz Godel
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Denisov
Anatoli Kotetsev
Leonid Romanov
Vasili Stankovich
Victor Putyatin
 France (FRA)
Jean-Claude Magnan
Christian Noël
Daniel Revenu
Bernard Talvard
Gilles Berolatti
Individual sabre
details
Viktor Sidyak
 Soviet Union
Péter Maróth
 Hungary
Vladimir Nazlymov
 Soviet Union
team sabre
details
 Italy (ITA)
Michele Maffei
Mario Aldo Montano
Mario Tullio Montano
Rolando Rigoli
Cesare Salvadori
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Bashenov
Vladimir Nazlymov
Viktor Sidyak
Eduard Vinokurov
Mark Rakita
 Hungary (HUN)
Pál Gerevich
Tamás Kovács
Péter Maróth
Tibor Pézsa
Péter Bakonyi

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual foil
details
Antonella Ragno-Lonzi
 Italy
Ildikó Bóbis
 Hungary
Galina Gorokhova
 Soviet Union
team foil
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Elena Novikova-Belova
Galina Gorokhova
Tatyana Samusenko
Aleksandra Zabelina
Svetlana Tširkova
 Hungary (HUN)
Ildikó Bóbis
Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő
Ildikó Schwarczenberger
Mária Gulácsi-Szolnoki
Ildikó Matuscsák-Rónay
 Romania (ROU)
Ileana Gyulai-Drimba-Jenei
Ana Dersidan-Ene-Pascu
Ecaterina Iencic-Stahl
Olga Orban-Szabo

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Hungary (HUN) 2 4 2 8
2  Soviet Union (URS) 2 2 3 7
3  Italy (ITA) 2 0 0 2
 Poland (POL) 2 0 0 2
5  France (FRA) 0 1 2 3
6  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
7  Romania (ROU) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 298 fencers (233 men and 65 women) from 37 nations competed at the Munich Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fencing: 1972 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-06. 

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