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Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics


Fencing at the 1988 Summer Olympics

At the 1988 Summer Olympics, eight fencing events 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]


  • Medal summary 1
    • Men's events 1.1
    • Women's events 1.2
  • Medal table 2
  • Participating nations 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Medal summary

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual épée
 Arnd Schmitt (FRG)  Philippe Riboud (FRA)  Andrey Shuvalov (URS)
team épée
 France (FRA)
Frederic Delpla
Jean-Michel Henry
Olivier Lenglet
Philippe Riboud
Éric Srecki
 West Germany (FRG)
Elmar Borrmann
Volker Fischer
Thomas Gerull
Alexander Pusch
Arnd Schmitt
 Soviet Union (URS)
Andrey Shuvalov
Pavel Kolobkov
Vladimir Reznichenko
Mikhail Tishko
Igor Tikhomirov
Individual foil
 Stefano Cerioni (ITA)  Udo Wagner (GDR)  Alexandr Romankov (URS)
team foil
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimer Aptsiauri
Anvar Ibragimov
Boris Koretsky
Ilgar Mamedov
Aleksander Romankov
 West Germany (FRG)
Matthias Behr
Thomas Endres
Matthias Gey
Ulrich Schreck
Thorsten Weidner
 Hungary (HUN)
István Busa
Zsolt Érsek
Róbert Gátai
Pál Szekeres
István Szelei
Individual sabre
 Jean-François Lamour (FRA)  Janusz Olech (POL)  Giovanni Scalzo (ITA)
team sabre
 Hungary (HUN)
Imre Bujdosó
László Csongrádi
Imre Gedővári
György Nébald
Bence Szabó
 Soviet Union (URS)
Andrey Alshan
Mikhail Burtsev
Sergey Koryashkin
Sergey Mindirgasov
Heorhiy Pohosov
 Italy (ITA)
Massimo Cavaliere
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Marco Marin
Ferdinando Meglio
Giovanni Scalzo

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual foil
 Anja Fichtel-Mauritz (FRG)  Sabine Bau (FRG)  Zita Funkenhauser (FRG)
team foil
 West Germany (FRG)
Sabine Bau
Anja Fichtel-Mauritz
Zita Funkenhauser
Anette Klug
Christiane Weber
 Italy (ITA)
Francesca Bortolozzi Borella
Annapia Gandolfi
Lucia Traversa
Dorina Vaccaroni
Margherita Zalaffi
 Hungary (HUN)
Zsuzsa Jánosi
Edit Kovács
Gertrúd Stefanek
Zsuzsanna Szőcs
Katalin Tuschák

Medal table

West Germany finished top of the fencing medal table at the 1988 Summer Olympics, which included a clean-sweap in the Women's foil events.[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  West Germany (FRG) 3 3 1 7
2  France (FRA) 2 1 0 3
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 3 5
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 2 4
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 2 3
6  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 0 1
 Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1

Participating nations

A total of 317 fencers (248 men and 69 women) from 42 nations competed at the Seoul Games:[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Fencing: 1988 Olympic Results". Retrieved 2011-07-14. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Report
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