Fencing at the 1980 Summer Olympics

At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, eight events in fencing were contested. Men competed in both individual and team events for each of the three weapon types (épée, foil and sabre), but women competed only in foil events.[1] They were held between July 22 and July 31 at the fencing hall of the Sports Complex of the Central Sports Club of the Army (north-western part of Moscow).

Medal summary

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
Johan Harmenberg
 Sweden
Ernõ Kolczonay
 Hungary
Philippe Riboud
 France
team épée
 France (FRA)
Philippe Riboud
Patrick Picot
Hubert Gardas
Philippe Boisse
Michel Salesse
 Poland (POL)
Piotr Jabłkowski
Andrzej Lis
Leszek Swornowski
Ludomir Chronowski
Mariusz Strzałka
 Soviet Union (URS)
Ashot Karagian
Boris Lukomsky
Aleksander Abushackmetov
Aleksander Mozhaev
Vladimir Smirnov
Individual foil
Vladimir Smirnov
 Soviet Union
Pascal Jolyot
 France
Aleksander Romankov
 Soviet Union
team foil
 France (FRA)
Didier Flament
Pascal Jolyot
Bruno Boscherie
Philippe Bonnin
Frederic Pietruszka
 Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksander Romankov
Vladimir Smirnov
Sabirzhan Ruziev
Ashot Karagian
Vladimir Lapitsky
 Poland (POL)
Adam Robak
Bogusław Zych
Lech Koziejowski
Marian Sypniewski
Individual sabre
Viktor Krovopuskov
 Soviet Union
Mikhail Burtsev
 Soviet Union
Imre Gedővári
 Hungary
team sabre
[2]
 Soviet Union (URS)
Mikhail Burtsev
Viktor Krovopuskov
Viktor Sidjak
Vladimir Nazlymov
Nikolay Alyokhin
 Italy (ITA)
Michele Maffei
Mario Aldo Montano
Marco Romano
Ferdinando Meglio
Giovanni Scalzo
 Hungary (HUN)
Imre Gedővári
Rudolf Nébald
Pál Gerevich
Ferenc Hammang
György Nébald

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
Pascale Trinquet
 France
Magda Maros
 Hungary
Barbara Wysoczańska
 Poland
team foil
 France (FRA)
Brigitte Latrille-Gaudin
Pascale Trinquet
Isabelle Begard
Veronique Brouquier
Christine Muzio
 Soviet Union (URS)
Valentina Sidorova
Nailia Giliazova
Elena Belova
Irina Ushakova
Larisa Tsagaraeva
 Hungary (HUN)
Ildikó Schwarczenberger
Magda Maros
Gertrúd Stefanek
Zsuzsanna Szőcs
Edit Kovács

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France (FRA)4116
2 Soviet Union (URS)3328
3 Sweden (SWE)1001
4 Hungary (HUN)0235
5 Poland (POL)0123
6 Italy (ITA)0101
Totals (6 nations)88824

Participating nations

A total of 182 fencers (133 men and 49 women) from 20 nations competed at the Moscow Games:[1]

References

  1. "Fencing: 1980 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
  2. http://www.dinomeglio.com/page/dino/img/f_Mosca_80.jpg Picture of team sabre from medal ceremony.
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