Wheelchair fencing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Wheelchair fencing
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Wheelchair fencing pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Wheelchair fencing
Venue ExCeL
Dates 4–8 September 2012
Competitors 100
«2008 2016»
Wheelchair fencing at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Wheelchair fencing pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Épée A   men   women
Épée B   men   women
Foil A   men   women
Foil B   men   women
Sabre A   men    
Sabre B   men    
Team   men   women

Wheelchair fencing at the 2012 Summer Paralympics was held in the ExCeL from 4 September to 8 September 2012.[1]

Classification[edit]

Fencers were given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows fencers to compete against others with a similar level of function. Fencing has two classes, A and B. Wheelchairs were anchored to the ground during competition.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total[2]
1  China (CHN) 6 3 1 10
2  Hong Kong (HKG) 2 1 4 7
3  Poland (POL) 2 0 1 3
4  Brazil (BRA) 1 0 0 1
4  Thailand (THA) 1 0 0 1
6  France (FRA) 0 3 2 5
6  Hungary (HUN) 0 3 2 5
8  Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
8  Ukraine (UKR) 0 1 0 1
10  Italy (ITA) 0 0 2 2
Total 12 12 12 36

Events[edit]

The five event types below were competed for both class A and class B, for a total of ten events.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Épée A
details
Dariusz Pender
 Poland
Romain Noble
 France
Matteo Betti
 Italy
Men's Épée B
details
Jovane Silva Guissone
 Brazil
Tam Chik Sum
 Hong Kong
Alim Latrèche
 France
Men's Foil A
details
Ruyi Ye
 China
Yijun Chen
 China
Richárd Osváth
 Hungary
Men's Foil B
details
Daoliang Hu
 China
Anton Datsko
 Ukraine
Alim Latrèche
 France
Men's Sabre A
details
Yijun Chen
 China
Jianquan Tian
 China
Chan Wing Kin
 Hong Kong
Men's Sabre B
details
Grzegorz Pluta
 Poland
Marc André Cratère
 France
Alessio Sarri
 Italy
Men's Team
details
 China (CHN)
Chen Yijun
Ye Ruyi
Hu Daoliang
 France (FRA)
Ludovic Lemoine
Alim Latrèche
Damien Tokatlian
 Hong Kong (HKG)
Wong Tang Tat
Chan Wing Kin
Chung Ting Ching

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's Épée A
details
Yu Chui Yee
 Hong Kong
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
 Hungary
Wu Baili
 China
Women's Épée B
details
Saysunee Jana
 Thailand
Simone Briese-Baetke
 Germany
Chan Yui Chong
 Hong Kong
Women's Foil A
details
Yu Chui Yee
 Hong Kong
Wu Baili
 China
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
 Hungary
Women's Foil B
details
Fang Yao
 China
Gyöngyi Dani
 Hungary
Marta Makowska
 Poland
Women's Team Open
details
 China (CHN)
Rong Jing
Yao Fang
Wu Baili
 Hungary (HUN)
Veronika Juhász
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
Gyöngyi Dani
 Hong Kong (HKG)
Fan Pui Shan
Yu Chui Yee
Chan Yui Chong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paralympic 2012: Wheelchair Fencing". london2012.com. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wheelchair Fencing – Medal count". 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics official website. Retrieved 9 September 2012.