Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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At the 1996 Summer Olympics, ten fencing events were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre). Women competed in the foil and the épée events.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Aleksandr Beketov
 Russia
Iván Trevejo
 Cuba
Géza Imre
 Hungary
team épée
details
 Italy (ITA)
Sandro Cuomo
Angelo Mazzoni
Maurizio Randazzo
 Russia (RUS)
Aleksandr Beketov
Pavel Kolobkov
Valery Zakharevich
 France (FRA)
Jean-Michel Henry
Robert Leroux
Éric Srecki
Individual foil
details
Alessandro Puccini
 Italy
Lionel Plumenail
 France
Franck Boidin
 France
team foil
details
 Russia (RUS)
Dmitriy Shevchenko
Ilgar Mamedov
Vladislav Pavlovich
 Poland (POL)
Piotr Kiełpikowski
Adam Krzesiński
Ryszard Sobczak
Jarosław Rodzewicz
 Cuba (CUB)
Elvis Gregory
Rolando Leon
Oscar García Perez
Individual sabre
details
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
 Russia
Sergey Sharikov
 Russia
Damien Touya
 France
team sabre
details
 Russia (RUS)
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Grigoriy Kirienko
Sergey Sharikov
 Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Köves
József Navarrete
Bence Szabó
 Italy (ITA)
Raffaello Caserta
Luigi Tarantino
Toni Terenzi

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
details
Laura Flessel
 France
Valérie Barlois
 France
Gyöngyi Szalay
 Hungary
team épée
details
 France (FRA)
Laura Flessel
Sophie Moressée-Pichot
Valérie Barlois
 Italy (ITA)
Laura Chiesa
Elisa Uga
Margherita Zalaffi
 Russia (RUS)
Maria Mazina
Yuliya Garayeva
Karina Aznavourian
Individual foil
details
Laura Badea
 Romania
Valentina Vezzali
 Italy
Giovanna Trillini
 Italy
team foil
details
 Italy (ITA)
Francesca Bortolozzi-Borella
Giovanna Trillini
Valentina Vezzali
 Romania (ROU)
Laura Badea
Reka Szabo
Roxana Scarlat
 Germany (GER)
Anja Fichtel Mauritz
Sabine Bau
Monika Weber-Koszto

Medal table[edit]

Russia finished top of the fencing medal table at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia (RUS) 4 2 1 7
2  Italy (ITA) 3 2 2 7
3  France (FRA) 2 2 3 7
4  Romania (ROM) 1 1 0 2
5  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 2 3
6  Cuba (CUB) 0 1 1 2
7  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
8  Germany (GER) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 224 fencers (136 men and 88 women) from 46 nations competed at the Atlanta Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 1996 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 

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