Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics on a stamp of the Netherlands
The Argentinian foil team at the 1928 Summer Olympics. They won the bronze medal.

At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, seven fencing events were contested, six for men and one for women.[1]

Medal summary

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual épée
Lucien Gaudin
Georges Buchard
George Calnan
 United States
team épée
 Italy (ITA)
Giulio Basletta
Marcello Bertinetti
Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici
Carlo Agostoni
Renzo Minoli
Franco Riccardi
 France (FRA)
Géo Buchard
Gaston Amson
Émile Cornic
Bernard Schmetz
René Barbier
 Portugal (POR)
Paulo Leal
Mário de Noronha
Jorge de Paiva
Frederico Paredes
João Sassetti
Henrique da Silveira
individual foil
Lucien Gaudin
Erwin Casmir
Giulio Gaudini
team foil
 Italy (ITA)
Ugo Pignotti
Giulio Gaudini
Giorgio Pessina
Gioachino Guaragna
Oreste Puliti
Giorgio Chiavacci
 France (FRA)
Philippe Cattiau
Roger Ducret
André Labattut
Lucien Gaudin
Raymond Flacher
André Gaboriaud
 Argentina (ARG)
Roberto Larraz
Raúl Anganuzzi
Luis Lucchetti
Héctor Lucchetti
Carmelo Camet
individual sabre
Odön Tersztyánszky
Attila Petschauer
Bino Bini
team sabre
 Hungary (HUN)
Ödön von Tersztyánszky
János Garay
Attila Petschauer
József Rády
Sándor Gombos
Gyula Glykais
 Italy (ITA)
Bino Bini
Oreste Puliti
Giulio Sarrocchi
Renato Anselmi
Emilio Salafia
Gustavo Marzi
 Poland (POL)
Adam Papée
Tadeusz Friedrich
Kazimierz Laskowski
Władysław Segda
Aleksander Małecki
Jerzy Zabielski

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
individual foil
Helene Mayer
Muriel Freeman
 Great Britain
Olga Oelkers

Participating nations

A total of 259 fencers (232 men, 27 women) from 27 nations competed at the Amsterdam Games:[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France (FRA) 2 3 0 5
2  Italy (ITA) 2 1 2 5
3  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 0 3
4  Germany (GER) 1 1 1 3
5  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 0 1
6  Argentina (ARG) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Portugal (POR) 0 0 1 1
 United States (USA) 0 0 1 1


  1. 1 2 "Fencing: 1928 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-22.

Coordinates: 52°20′36″N 4°51′24″E / 52.3432°N 4.8566°E / 52.3432; 4.8566

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