Fencing at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's épée

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Men's épée
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney Exhibition Centre
Dates 16 September
Competitors 42 from 21 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Pavel Kolobkov  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hugues Obry  France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lee Sang-Gi  South Korea
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Fencing at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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Épée men   women
Team épée men women
Foil men women
Team foil men women
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's épée was one of ten fencing events on the fencing at the 2000 Summer Olympics programme. It was the twenty-third appearance of the event. The competition was held on 16 September 2000. 42 fencers from 21 nations competed.[1]


Competitors[edit]

Athlete Nation
Wang Weixin  China
Andrus Kajak  Estonia
Sergey Shabalin  Kazakhstan
Nelson Loyola  Cuba
Nick Heffernan  Australia
Jonathan Peña  Puerto Rico
Carlos Pedroso  Cuba
David Nathan  Australia
Muhannad Saif El-Din  Egypt
Andrey Murashko  Belarus
Pavel Kolobkov  Russia
Meelis Loit  Estonia
Lee Sang-Yeop  South Korea
Vitaly Zhakarov  Belarus
Ivan trevejo  Cuba
Aleksandr Poddubny  Kyrgyzstan
Alfredo Rota  Italy
Michael Switak  Austria
Oleksandr Horbachuk  Ukraine
Jörg Fiedler  Germany
Éric Srecki  France
Christoph Marik  Austria
Lee Sang-Gi  South Korea
Marc-Konstantin Steifensand  Germany
Mauricio Rivas  Colombia
Kaido Kaaberma  Estonia
Peter Vánky  Sweden
Vladimir Pchenikin  Belarus
Paolo Milanoli  Italy
Angelo Mazzoni  Italy
Hugues Obry  France
Jean François Di Martino  France
Gerry Adams  Australia
Iván Kovács  Hungary
Attila Fekete  Hungary
Laurie Shong  Canada
Zhao Gang  China
Oliver Kayser  Austria
Marvel Fischer  Switzerland
Yang Noe-Seong  South Korea
Arnd Schmitt  Germany
Tamir Bloom  United States


Tournament results[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

As there were more than 32 entrants in this event, ten first round matches were held to reduce the field to 32 fencers.

 Meelis Loit (EST) 15–7  Wang Weixin (CHN)
 Aleksandr Poddubny (KGZ) 15–13  Andrus Kajak (EST)
 Michael Switak (AUT) 14–13  Sergey Shabalin (KAZ)
 Oleksandr Horbachuk (UKR) 15–14  Nelson Loyola (CUB)
 Mauricio Rivas (COL) 15–10  Nick Heffernan (AUS)
 Vladimir Pchenikin (BLR) 15–11  Jonathan Peña (PUR)
 Gerry Adams (AUS) 15–13  Carlos Pedroso (CUB)
 Laurie Shong (CAN) 15–8  David Nathan (AUS)
 Zhao Gang (CHN) 15–12  Muhannad Saif El-Din (EGY)
 Tamir Bloom (USA) 8–4  Andrey Murashko (BLR)

Main tournament bracket[edit]

The remaining field of 32 fencers competed in a single-elimination tournament to determine the medal winners. Semifinal losers proceeded to a bronze medal match.

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Gold medal final
                                   
Pavel Kolobkov
 Russia
15  
Meelis Loit
 Estonia
9     Pavel Kolobkov
 Russia
15  
Lee Sang-Yeop
 South Korea
15   Lee Sang-Yeop
 South Korea
8  
Vitaly Zhakarov
 Belarus
14       Pavel Kolobkov
 Russia
15  
Ivan Trevejo
 Cuba
15       Ivan Trevejo
 Cuba
14  
Aleksandr Poddubny
 Kyrgyzstan
10     Ivan Trevejo
 Cuba
15
Alfredo Rota
 Italy
15   Alfredo Rota
 Italy
12  
Michael Switak
 Austria
11       Pavel Kolobkov Russia 13  
Oleksandr Horbachuk
 Ukraine
9       Lee Sang-Gi
 South Korea
9  
Jörg Fiedler
 Germany
8     Oleksandr Horbachuk
 Ukraine
11  
Éric Srecki
 France
15   Éric Srecki
 France
15  
Christoph Marik
 Austria
10       Éric Srecki
 France
14
Lee Sang-Gi
 South Korea
15       Lee Sang-Gi
 South Korea
15  
Marc-Konstantin Steifensand
 Germany
8     Lee Sang-Gi
 South Korea
15
Mauricio Rivas
 Colombia
15   Mauricio Rivas
 Colombia
13  
Kaido Kaaberma
 Estonia
13       Pavel Kolobkov
 Russia
15
Peter Vánky
 Sweden
15       Hugues Obry
 France
12
Vladimir Pchenikin
 Belarus
9     Peter Vánky
 Sweden
15  
Paolo Milanoli
 Italy
15   Paolo Milanoli
 Italy
6  
Angelo Mazzoni
 Italy
13       Peter Vánky
 Sweden
12  
Hugues Obry
 France
15       Hugues Obry
 France
15  
Jean-François Di Martino
 France
12     Hugues Obry
 France
15
Gerry Adams
 Australia
15   Gerry Adams
 Australia
5  
Iván Kovács
 Hungary
14       Hugues Obry
 France
15
Attila Fekete
 Hungary
14       Marcel Fischer
 Switzerland
13  
Laurie Shong
 Canada
13     Attila Fekete
 Hungary
8  
Zhao Gang
 China
15   Zhao Gang
 China
9     Bronze medal final
Oliver Kayser
 Austria
12       Zhao Gang
 China
10
Marcel Fischer
 Switzerland
13       Marcel Fischer
 Switzerland
15     Lee Sang-Gi
 South Korea
15
Yang Noe-Seong
 South Korea
12     Marcel Fischer
 Switzerland
15   Marcel Fischer
 Switzerland
14
Arnd Schmitt
 Germany
15   Arnd Schmitt
 Germany
10  
Tamir Bloom
 United States
12  

Results[edit]

Rank Fencer Country
1st, gold medalist(s) Pavel Kolobkov  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hugues Obry  France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lee Sang-Gi  South Korea
4 Marcel Fischer  Switzerland
5 Péter Vánky  Sweden
6 Iván Trevejo  Cuba
7 Éric Srecki  France
8 Zhao Gang  China
9 Arnd Schmitt  Germany
10 Alfredo Rota  Italy
11 Attila Fekete  Hungary
12 Lee Sang-Yeop  South Korea
13 Paolo Milanoli  Italy
14 Mauricio Rivas  Colombia
15 Gerry Adams  Australia
16 Oleksandr Horbachuk  Ukraine
17 Kaido Kaaberma  Estonia
18 Jörg Fiedler  Germany
19 Iván Kovács  Hungary
20 Oliver Kayser  Austria
21 Jean-François Di Martino  France
22 Marc-Konstantin Steifensand  Germany
23 Angelo Mazzoni  Italy
24 Vitaly Zakharov  Belarus
25 Yang Noe-Seong  South Korea
26 Christoph Marik  Austria
27 Michael Switak  Austria
28 Laurie Shong  Canada
29 Tamir Bloom  United States
30 Meelis Loit  Estonia
31 Vladimir Pchenikin  Belarus
32 Aleksandr Poddubny  Kyrgyzstan
33 Andrus Kajak  Estonia
34 Carlos Pedroso  Cuba
35 Nelson Loyola  Cuba
36 Jonathan Peña  Puerto Rico
37 Wang Weixin  China
38 Andrey Murashko  Belarus
39 Nick Heffernan  Australia
40 Sergey Shabalin  Kazakhstan
41 David Nathan  Australia
42 Muhannad Saif El-Din  Egypt


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fencing: 2000 Olympic Results - Men's épée". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-25.