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Fencing at the Olympics
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Fencing at the Olympic Games
Facts about Fencing in the Olympics
Fencing in the Olympic Games width=  Olympics Fencing has been part of the olympic program 31 times.
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After the Rio Olympics a total of 247 medal sets have been awarded in Olympic Fencing. Go here for an all-time list of Medalists in Fencing.

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There has been 17 different Events in Olympic Fencing.

Medal table for Fencing in the Olympics
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. ITA 4943 33 125
2. FRA 4241 35 118
3. HUN 3723 27 87
4. URS 1815 16 49
5. RUS 135 8 26
Complete Olympic Fencing Medalstanding
Fencing in the Olympic Programme
Olympic Games Venue Number of Events
Women Men
Athens 1896 Zappeion 0 3
Paris 1900 Grande Salle des Fetes de l'Exposition 0 7
St. Louis 1904 Physical Culture Gymnasium 0 5
London 1908 Shepherds Bush Stadium 0 4
Stockholm 1912 Östermalm Tennispavillon 0 5
Antwerp 1920 Gardens de la Palace d'Egmont 0 6
Paris 1924 Velodrome d'Hiver 1 6
Amsterdam 1928 Schermzaal, Olympia Sportpark 1 6
Los Angeles 1932 Hall of Armory, Olympic Park 1 6
Berlin 1936 Haus des Sports, Reichssportfeld 1 6
London 1948 Wembley Empire Exhibition 1 6
Helsinki 1952 Tennishalle Westend 1 6
Melbourne 1956 St. Kilda Town Hall 1 6
Rome 1960 Palazzo dei Congressi 2 6
Tokyo 1964 Waseda Memorial Hall 2 6
Mexico City 1968 Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall 2 6
Munich 1972 Messegelände 2 6
Montreal 1976 Winter Stadium, Universite de Montreal 2 6
Moscow 1980 CSKA Football Fieldhouse 2 6
Los Angeles 1984 Long Beach Convention Center 2 6
Seoul 1988 Olympic Fencing Gymnasium 2 6
Barcelona 1992 Palau de la Metal-Iurgia 2 6
Atlanta 1996 Georgia World Congress Center 4 6
Sydney 2000 Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour 4 6
Athens 2004 Helliniko Olympic Complex 4 6
Beijing 2008 Fencing Hall, National Convention Center 5 5
London 2012 ExCel 5 5
Rio 2016 Olympic Hall 3, Olympic park 5 5
Tokyo 2020 Makuhari Messe 6 6
Paris 2024 Grand Palais 6 6
Los Angeles 2028 LA Convention Center - South Hall 1 6 6
International Fencing Federation
The Olympic competitions in Fencing is organised by the International Fencing Federation (FIE) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organisation, general history of Fencing etc.
These Fencing facts about Fencing in the olympics is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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