Fencing at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Fencing
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
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Venue Helliniko Olympic Complex
Dates 14 – 22 August 2004
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Fencing at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the Fencing Hall at the Helliniko Olympic Complex. Ten gold medals were awarded in individual and team events further divided into three styles of fencing: épée, foil and sabre.[1]

Fencing is one of only four sports that have been featured in every modern Olympic Games, and for the first time female competitors competed individually using the sabre. The Lexan window mask showing the athletes faces were used for the first time at the Olympics.

Medal summary[edit]

Russian Igor Tourchine and American Weston Kelsey duel in the second round of the Olympic Men's Individual Épée event at the Helliniko Fencing Hall on Aug. 17, 2004.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual épée
details
Marcel Fischer
 Switzerland
Wang Lei
 China
Pavel Kolobkov
 Russia
team épée
details
 France (FRA)
Fabrice Jeannet
Jérôme Jeannet
Hugues Obry
Érik Boisse
 Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Boczkó
Krisztián Kulcsár
Iván Kovács
Géza Imre
 Germany (GER)
Sven Schmid
Jörg Fiedler
Daniel Strigel
individual foil
details
Brice Guyart
 France
Salvatore Sanzo
 Italy
Andrea Cassarà
 Italy
team foil
details
 Italy (ITA)
Andrea Cassarà
Salvatore Sanzo
Simone Vanni
 China (CHN)
Dong Zhaozhi
Wang Haibin
Wu Hanxiong
Ye Chong
 Russia (RUS)
Renal Ganeev
Youri Moltchan
Rouslan Nassiboulline
Vyacheslav Pozdnyakov
individual sabre
details
Aldo Montano
 Italy
Zsolt Nemcsik
 Hungary
Vladislav Tretiak
 Ukraine
team sabre
details
 France (FRA)
Julien Pillet
Damien Touya
Gael Touya
 Italy (ITA)
Aldo Montano
Gianpiero Pastore
Luigi Tarantino
 Russia (RUS)
Sergey Sharikov
Aleksey Dyachenko
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Aleksey Yakimenko

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual épée
details
Tímea Nagy
 Hungary
Laura Flessel-Colovic
 France
Maureen Nisima
 France
team épée
details
 Russia (RUS)
Karina Aznavourian
Oxana Ermakova
Tatiana Logounova
Anna Sivkova
 Germany (GER)
Claudia Bokel
Imke Duplitzer
Britta Heidemann
 France (FRA)
Sarah Daninthe
Laura Flessel-Colovic
Hajnalka Kiraly Picot
Maureen Nisima
individual foil
details
Valentina Vezzali
 Italy
Giovanna Trillini
 Italy
Sylwia Gruchała
 Poland
individual sabre
details
Mariel Zagunis
 United States
Tan Xue
 China
Sada Jacobson
 United States

Medal table[edit]

Italy finished top of the fencing medal table at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 3 3 1 7
2  France (FRA) 3 1 2 6
3  Hungary (HUN) 1 2 0 3
4  Russia (RUS) 1 0 3 4
5  United States (USA) 1 0 1 2
6  Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 0 1
7  China (CHN) 0 3 0 3
8  Germany (GER) 0 1 1 2
9  Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Ukraine (UKR) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 223 fencers (129 men and 94 women) from 42 nations competed at the Athens Games:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 2004 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-21. 

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