Fencing at the 2008 Summer Olympics


Fencing at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Fencing competitions at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics were held from August 9 to August 17 at the Olympic Green Convention Center.

Medal summary

Medal table

Events

10 sets of medals will be awarded in the following events:
*Individual Épée Men
*Individual Épée Women
*Individual Foil Men
*Individual Foil Women
*Individual Sabre Men
*Individual Sabre Women
*Team Épée Men
*Team Foil Women
*Team Sabre Men
*Team Sabre Women

Competition format

The Fencing competition at the Olympic Games consists of a single elimination tournament. The 2 losers in the semifinal will fence for the bronze medal.

Qualification

Participating nations

References

* [http://www.fie.ch/download/homepage/en/Qualifications%20press%20kit.pdf Qualifications for the 2008 OG before the NOCs confirmation]
* [http://www.fie.ch/Welcome.aspx Federation Internationale D'Escrime]
* [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/Schedule/index.shtml Competition Information on the Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics]


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