Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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At the 1988 Summer Olympics, eight fencing events 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]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's épée Arnd Schmitt
 West Germany
Philippe Riboud
 France
Andrey Shuvalov
 Soviet Union
Men's team épée  France (FRA)
Frederic Delpla
Jean-Michel Henry
Olivier Lenglet
Philippe Riboud
Éric Srecki
 West Germany (FRG)
Elmar Borrmann
Volker Fischer
Thomas Gerull
Alexander Pusch
Arnd Schmitt
 Soviet Union (URS)
Andrey Shuvalov
Pavel Kolobkov
Vladimir Reznichenko
Mikhail Tishko
Igor Tikhomirov
Men's foil Stefano Cerioni
 Italy
Udo Wagner
 East Germany
Alexandr Romankov
 Soviet Union
Men's team foil  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimer Aptsiauri
Anvar Ibragimov
Boris Koretsky
Ilgar Mamedov
Aleksander Romankov
 West Germany (FRG)
Matthias Behr
Thomas Endres
Matthias Gey
Ulrich Schreck
Thorsten Weidner
 Hungary (HUN)
István Busa
Zsolt Érsek
Róbert Gátai
Pál Szekeres
István Szelei
Men's sabre Jean-François Lamour
 France
Janusz Olech
 Poland
Giovanni Scalzo
 Italy
Men's team sabre  Hungary (HUN)
Imre Bujdosó
László Csongrádi
Imre Gedővári
György Nébald
Bence Szabó
 Soviet Union (URS)
Andrey Alshan
Mikhail Burtsev
Sergey Koryashkin
Sergey Mindirgasov
Heorhiy Pohosov
 Italy (ITA)
Massimo Cavaliere
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Marco Marin
Ferdinando Meglio
Giovanni Scalzo
Women's foil Anja Fichtel-Mauritz
 West Germany
Sabine Bau
 West Germany
Zita Funkenhauser
 West Germany
Women's team foil  West Germany (FRG)
Sabine Bau
Anja Fichtel-Mauritz
Zita Funkenhauser
Anette Klug
Christiane Weber
 Italy (ITA)
Francesca Bortolozzi Borella
Annapia Gandolfi
Lucia Traversa
Dorina Vaccaroni
Margherita Zalaffi
 Hungary (HUN)
Zsuzsa Jánosi
Edit Kovács
Gertrúd Stefanek
Zsuzsanna Szőcs
Katalin Tuschák

Medal table[edit]

West Germany finished top of the fencing medal table at the 1988 Summer Olympics, which included a clean-sweap in the Women's foil events.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  West Germany (FRG) 3 3 1 7
2  France (FRA) 2 1 0 3
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 3 5
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 2 4
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 2 3
6  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 0 1
 Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 317 fencers (248 men and 69 women) from 42 nations competed at the Seoul Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 1988 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-14. 

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