Italy national fencing team

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Valentina Vezzali, 44 medals between Olympics Games, World and European Championships.

The Italy national fencing team represents Italy in International fencing competitions such as Olympic Games or World Fencing Championships.

History[edit]

The national Italian fencing team participated to all the Summer Olympics editions, from Paris 1900, 24 times on 26.[1]

Medal tables[edit]

Event Editions 1st edition Men Women Total Ranking
Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot. Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot. Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot.
Olympic Games 24 1900 36 33 24 93 9 5 7 21 45 38 31 114 1st
World Championships 59 1937 98 97 111 306 1st
European Championships 22 1981 51 28 56 135 1st

Olympic Games[edit]

Medals by event[edit]

Event Men Women
Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
Épée 7 3 5 0 0 0
Team Épée 8 3 3 0 1 0
Foil 8 4 8 6 3 5
Team Foil 6 5 1 3 1 2
Sabre 2 6 3 0 0 0
Team Sabre 4 11 4 0 0 0
Masters Sabre 1 0 0 - - -
Total 36 33 24 9 5 7

Paris 1900[edit]

Event Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Men
Masters Sabre Antonio Conte Italo Santelli

London 1908[edit]

Event Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Men
Team Sabre Marcello Bertinetti
Riccardo Nowak
Abelardo Olivier
Alessandro Pirzio Biroli
Sante Ceccherini

Stockholm 1912[edit]

Event Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Men
Individual Foil Nedo Nadi Pietro Speciale

Antwerp 1920[edit]

Event Gold
5
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Men
Individual Foil Nedo Nadi
Individual Sabre Nedo Nadi Aldo Nadi
Team Foil Aldo Nadi
Nedo Nadi
Abelardo Olivier
Pietro Speciale
Rodolfo Terlizzi
Oreste Puliti
Tommaso Constantino
Baldo Baldi
Team Épée Aldo Nadi
Nedo Nadi
Abelardo Olivier
Giovanni Canova
Dino Urbani
Tullio Bozza
Andrea Marrazzi
Antonio Allochio
Tommaso Constantino
Paolo Thaon di Revel
Team Sabre Aldo Nadi
Nedo Nadi
Francesco Gargano
Oreste Puliti
Giorgio Santelli
Dino Urbani
Federico Cesarano
Baldo Baldi

Paris 1924[edit]

Event Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Men
Team Épée Giulio Basletta
Marcello Bertinetti
Giovanni Canova
Vincenzo Cuccia
Virgilio Mantegazza
Oreste Moricca
Team Sabre Renato Anselmi
Guido Balzarini
Marcello Bertinetti
Bino Bini
Vincenzo Cuccia
Oreste Moricca
Oreste Puliti
Giulio Sarrocchi

Los Angeles 1932[edit]

Event Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Men
Individual Épée Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici Carlo Agostoni
Team Épée Saverio Ragno
Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici
Franco Riccardi
Carlo Agostoni
Renzo Minoli
Individual Foil Gustavo Marzi Giulio Gaudini
Team Foil Giulio Gaudini
Gustavo Marzi
Ugo Pignotti
Gioachino Guaragna
Rodolfo Terlizzi
Giorgio Pessina
Individual Sabre Giulio Gaudini
Team Sabre Gustavo Marzi
Giulio Gaudini
Renato Anselmi
Emilio Salafia
Arturo De Vecchi
Ugo Pignotti

Berlin 1936[edit]

Event Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Men
Individual Épée Franco Riccardi Saverio Ragno Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici
Team Épée Alfredo Pezzana
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Saverio Ragno
Giancarlo C. Cornaggia-Medici
Giancarlo Brusati
Franco Riccardi
Individual Foil Giulio Gaudini Giorgio Bocchino
Team Foil Giorgio Bocchino
Manlio Di Rosa
Gioachino Guaragna
Ciro Verratti
Giulio Gaudini
Gustavo Marzi
Individual Sabre Gustavo Marzi
Team Sabre Vincenzo Pinton
Aldo Masciotta
Athos Tanzini
Aldo Montano
Gustavo Marzi
Giulio Gaudini

London 1948[edit]

Event Gold
1
Silver
4
Bronze
1
Men
Individual Épée Luigi Cantone Edoardo Mangiarotti
Team Épée Luigi Cantone
Marc Antonio Mandruzzato
Carlo Agostoni
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Fiorenzo Marini
Dario Mangiarotti
Team Foil Saverio Ragno
Renzo Nostini
Manlio Di Rosa
Giorgio Pellini
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Giuliano Nostini
Individual Sabre Vincenzo Pinton
Team Sabre Carlo Turcato
Gastone Darè
Vincenzo Pinton
Mauro Racca
Renzo Nostini
Aldo Montano

Helsinki 1952[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
4
Bronze
1
Men
Individual Épée Edoardo Mangiarotti Dario Mangiarotti
Team Épée Roberto Battaglia
Carlo Pavesi
Franco Bertinetti
Giuseppe Delfino
Dario Mangiarotti
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Individual Foil Edoardo Mangiarotti Manlio Di Rosa
Team Foil Giancarlo Bergamini
Antonio Spallino
Manlio Di Rosa
Giorgio Pellini
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Renzo Nostini
Team Sabre Giorgio Pellini
Vincenzo Pinton
Renzo Nostini
Mauro Racca
Gastone Darè
Roberto Ferrari
Women
Individual Foil Irene Camber

Melbourne 1956[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Men
Individual Épée Giancarlo Bergamini Antonio Spallino
Team Épée Vittorio Lucarelli
Luigi Arturo Carpaneda
Manlio Di Rosa
Giancarlo Bergamini
Antonio Spallino
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Individual Foil Carlo Pavesi Giuseppe Delfino Edoardo Mangiarotti
Team Foil Giuseppe Delfino
Franco Bertinetti
Alberto Pellegrino
Giorgio Anglesio
Carlo Pavesi
Edoardo Mangiarotti

Rome 1960[edit]

Event Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Men
Individual Épée Giuseppe Delfino
Team Épée Giuseppe Delfino
Alberto Pellegrino
Carlo Pavesi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Fiorenzo Marini
Gianluigi Saccaro
Team Foil Alberto Pellegrino
Luigi Carpaneda
Mario Curletto
Aldo Aureggi
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Individual Sabre Wladimiro Calarese
Team Sabre Wladimiro Calarese
Giampaolo Calanchini
Pierluigi Chicca
Roberto Ferrari
Mario Ravagnan
Women
Team Foil Bruna Colombetti
Velleda Cesari
Claudia Pasini
Irene Camber
Antonella Ragno

Tokyo 1964[edit]

Event Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Men
Team Épée Giovan Battista Breda
Giuseppe Delfino
Gianfranco Paolucci
Alberto Pellegrino
Gianluigi Saccaro
Team Sabre Giampaolo Calanchini
Wladimiro Calarese
Pier-Luigi Chicca
Mario Ravagnan
Cesare Salvadori
Women
Individual Foil Antonella Ragno

Mexico City 1968[edit]

Event Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Men
Individual Épée Gianluigi Saccaro
Team Sabre Wladimiro Calarese
Giampaolo Calanchini
Pierluigi Chicca
Roberto Ferrari
Mario Ravagnan

Munchen 1972[edit]

Event Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Men
Team Sabre Michele Maffei
Mario Aldo Montano
Mario Tullio Montano
Rolando Rigoli
Cesare Salvadori
Women
Individual Foil Antonella Ragno

Montreal 1976[edit]

Event Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Men
Individual Foil Fabio Dal Zotto
Team Foil Fabio dal Zotto
Carlo Montano
Stefano Simoncelli
Giovanni Battista Coletti
Attilio Calatroni
Team Sabre Mario Aldo Montano
Michele Maffei
Angelo Arcidiacono
Tommaso Montano
Mario Tullio Montano
Women
Individual Foil Maria Consolata Collino

Moscow 1980[edit]

Event Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Men
Team Sabre Michele Maffei
Mario Aldo Montano
Marco Romano
Ferdinando Meglio

Los Angeles 1984[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Men
Team Épée Stefano Bellone
Sandro Cuomo
Cosimo Ferro
Roberto Manzi
Angelo Mazzoni
Individual Foil Mauro Numa Stefano Cerioni
Team Foil Mauro Numa
Andrea Borella
Stefano Cerioni
Angelo Scuri
Andrea Cipressa
Individual Sabre Marco Marin
Team Sabre Marco Marin
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Giovanni Scalzo
Ferdinando Meglio
Angelo Arcidiacono
Women
Individual Foil Dorina Vaccaroni

Seoul 1988[edit]

Event Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Men
Individual Foil Stefano Cerioni
Individual Sabre Giovanni Scalzo
Team Sabre Massimo Cavaliere
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Marco Marin
Ferdinando Meglio
Giovanni Scalzo
Women
Team Foil Francesca Bortolozzi
Annapia Gandolfi
Lucia Traversa
Dorina Vaccaroni
Margherita Zalaffi

Barcelona 1992[edit]

Event Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Men
Individual Sabre Marco Marin
Women
Individual Foil Giovanna Trillini
Team Foil Diana Bianchedi
Francesca Bortolozzi
Giovanna Trillini
Dorina Vaccaroni
Margherita Zalaffi

Atlanta 1996[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Men
Team Épée Sandro Cuomo
Angelo Mazzoni
Maurizio Randazzo
Individual Foil Alessandro Puccini
Team Sabre Raffaello Caserta
Luigi Tarantino
Toni Terenzi
Women
Team Épée Laura Chiesa
Elisa Uga
Margherita Zalaffi
Individual Foil Valentina Vezzali Giovanna Trillini
Team Foil Francesca Bortolozzi-Borella
Giovanna Trillini
Valentina Vezzali

Sydney 2000[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Men
Team Épée Angelo Mazzoni
Paolo Milanoli
Maurizio Randazzo
Alfredo Rota
Team Foil Daniele Crosta
Gabriele Magni
Salvatore Sanzo
Matteo Zennaro
Women
Individual Foil Valentina Vezzali Giovanna Trillini
Team Foil Diana Bianchedi
Giovanna Trillini
Valentina Vezzali

Athens 2004[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Men
Individual Foil Salvatore Sanzo Andrea Cassarà
Team Foil Salvatore Sanzo
Andrea Cassarà
Simone Vanni
Individual Sabre Aldo Montano
Team Sabre Aldo Montano
Giampiero Pastore
Luigi Tarantino
Women
Individual Foil Valentina Vezzali Giovanna Trillini

Beijing 2008[edit]

Event Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
5
Men
Individual Épée Matteo Tagliariol
Team Épée Stefano Carozzo
Diego Confalonieri
Alfredo Rota
Matteo Tagliariol
Individual Foil Salvatore Sanzo
Team Sabre Aldo Montano
Luigi Tarantino
Giampiero Pastore
Diego Occhiuzzi
Women
Individual Foil Valentina Vezzali Margherita Granbassi
Team Foil Valentina Vezzali
Giovanna Trillini
Margherita Granbassi
Ilaria Salvatori

London 2012[edit]

Event Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Men
Team Foil Valerio Aspromonte
Giorgio Avola
Andrea Baldini
Andrea Cassarà
Individual Sabre Diego Occhiuzzi
Team Sabre Aldo Montano
Diego Occhiuzzi
Luigi Tarantino
Luigi Samele
Women
Individual Foil Elisa Di Francisca Arianna Errigo Valentina Vezzali
Team Foil Elisa Di Francisca
Arianna Errigo
Valentina Vezzali
Ilaria Salvatori

Multiple medalists[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

The list refers to individual and team events and include men and women (in pink color), sorted by number of individual titles.[2]

# Fencer Individual Team Total
Gold medal-2008OB.svg Silver medal-2008OB.svg Bronze medal-2008OB.svg Gold medal-2008OB.svg Silver medal-2008OB.svg Bronze medal-2008OB.svg Gold medal-2008OB.svg Silver medal-2008OB.svg Bronze medal-2008OB.svg
1 Valentina Vezzali 3 1 1 3 0 1 6 1 2
2 Nedo Nadi 3 0 0 3 0 0 6 0 0
3 Edoardo Mangiarotti 1 1 2 5 4 0 6 5 2
4 Giovanna Trillini 1 1 2 3 0 1 4 1 3
5 Giulio Gaudini 1 1 2 2 3 0 3 4 2
6 Giuseppe Delfino 1 1 0 3 1 0 4 2 0
7 Gustavo Marzi 1 1 0 1 4 0 2 5 0

World Championships[edit]

The list refers to individual and team events and include men and women (in pink color), sorted by number of individual titles.[3][4]

# Fencer Individual Team Total
Gold medal world centered-2.svg Silver medal world centered-2.svg Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Gold medal world centered-2.svg Silver medal world centered-2.svg Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Gold medal world centered-2.svg Silver medal world centered-2.svg Bronze medal world centered-2.svg
1 Valentina Vezzali 6 2 3 7 3 0 13 5 3
2 Edoardo Mangiarotti 2 5 2 11 3 3 13 8 5
3 Giovanna Trillini 2 2 4 7 3 1 9 5 5
4 Salvatore Sanzo 2 0 1 2 1 2 4 1 3
5 Aldo Montano, Sr. 2 0 0 3 1 0 5 1 0
6 Mario Aldo Montano 2 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 4
7 Manlio Di Rosa 1 1 1 5 3 0 6 4 1
8 Renzo Nostini 1 1 0 6 6 1 7 7 1
9 Carlo Pavesi 0 2 1 6 1 0 6 3 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy Fencing". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fencing Athlete Medal Leaders". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Les escrimeurs multimédaillés aux Championnats du Monde" (in French). sportquick.com. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Intervista a Valentina Vezzali - "Mi sono risollevata da sola" (PDF) (in Italian). cataniaescrime2011.com. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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