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Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's épée


Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's épée

Men's épée
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Venue Georgia World Congress Center
Dates July 20, 1996
Competitors 45 from 21 nations
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    Cuba
Bronze medal    Hungary
Fencing at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Épée men   women
Team épée men women
Foil men women
Team foil men women
Sabre men
Team sabre men

The men's épée was one of ten fencing events on the fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics programme. It was the twenty-second appearance of the event. The competition was held on July 20, 1996. 45 fencers from 21 nations competed.[1]


  • Draw 1
    • Finals 1.1
    • Section 1 1.2
    • Section 2 1.3
    • Section 3 1.4
    • Section 4 1.5
  • Results 2
  • References 3



Semifinals Final
  Géza Imre (HUN)   10  
   Iván Trevejo (CUB)   15  
      Iván Trevejo (CUB)   14
     Aleksandr Beketov (RUS)   15
Bronze medal match
  Iván Kovács (HUN)   8   Géza Imre (HUN)   15
   Aleksandr Beketov (RUS)   15      Iván Kovács (HUN)   9

Section 1

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
           Sandro Cuomo (ITA) 15  
  Valery Zakharevich (RUS) 15       Valery Zakharevich (RUS) 14  
  Fernando de la Peña (ESP) 8         Sandro Cuomo (ITA) 15  
             Andrus Kajak (EST) 14  
           Andrus Kajak (EST) 15  
           Krisztián Kulcsár (HUN) 14  
             Sandro Cuomo (ITA) 14
             Géza Imre (HUN) 15
           Maurizio Randazzo (ITA) 14  
  Elmar Borrmann (GER) 15       Elmar Borrmann (GER) 15  
  Lee Sang-Gi (KOR) 14         Elmar Borrmann (GER) 14  
  Géza Imre (HUN) 15         Géza Imre (HUN) 15  
  Paris Inostroza (CHI) 12       Géza Imre (HUN) 15       
           Péter Vánky (SWE) 14       

Section 2

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
           Robert Leroux (FRA) 15  
  Tamir Bloom (USA) 15       Tamir Bloom (USA) 9  
 Olivier Jacquet (SUI)
13         Robert Leroux (FRA) 14  
  Zhao Gang (CHN) 15         Kaido Kaaberma (EST) 15  
  Iliya Mechkov (BUL) 12       Zhao Gang (CHN) 6  
           Kaido Kaaberma (EST) 15  
             Kaido Kaaberma (EST) 14
             Iván Trevejo (CUB) 15
           Danek Nowosielski (CAN) 14  
  Iván Trevejo (CUB) 15       Iván Trevejo (CUB) 15  
  Aurel Bratu (ROU) 10         Iván Trevejo (CUB) 15  
  Jang Tae-Seok (KOR) 15         Arnd Schmitt (GER) 8  
  Roman Jecmínek (CZE) 13       Jang Tae-Seok (KOR) 13       
           Arnd Schmitt (GER) 15       

Section 3

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
           Iván Kovács (HUN) 15  
  Michael Marx (USA) 15       Michael Marx (USA) 6  
  James Ransom (CAN) 9         Iván Kovács (HUN) 15  
             Pavel Kolobkov (RUS) 11  
           Yang Noe-Seong (KOR) 14  
           Pavel Kolobkov (RUS) 15  
             Iván Kovács (HUN) 15
             Marius Strzalka (GER) 13
           Jean-Marc Chouinard (CAN) 12  
  Marius Strzalka (GER) 15       Marius Strzalka (GER) 15  
  Gabriel Pantelimon (ROU) 12         Marius Strzalka (GER) 15  
  Vitaly Zakharov (BLR) 15         Angelo Mazzoni (ITA) 13  
  Nuno Frazão (POR) 11       Vitaly Zakharov (BLR) 11       
           Angelo Mazzoni (ITA) 15       

Section 4

Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals
           Jean-Michel Henry (FRA) 15  
 )ROU( 15       )ROU( 9  
  Oscar Fernández (ESP) 10         Jean-Michel Henry (FRA) 15  
  Jim Carpenter (USA) 15         Mauricio Rivas (COL) 11  
  Juan Miguel Paz (COL) 11       Jim Carpenter (USA) 9  
           Mauricio Rivas (COL) 15  
             Jean-Michel Henry (FRA) 13
             Aleksandr Beketov (RUS) 15
 Nic Bürgin (SUI)
           Aleksandr Beketov (RUS) 15  
             Aleksandr Beketov (RUS) 15  
  Cesar González (ESP) 15         Éric Srecki (FRA) 10  
  Meelis Loit (EST) 14       Cesar González (ESP) 11       
           Éric Srecki (FRA) 15       


Rank Fencer Country
1st Aleksandr Beketov Russia
2nd Iván Trevejo Cuba
3rd Géza Imre Hungary
4 Iván Kovács Hungary
5 Sandro Cuomo Italy
6 Jean-Michel Henry France
7 Kaido Kaaberma Estonia
8 Marius Strzalka Germany
9 Éric Srecki France
10 Arnd Schmitt Germany
11 Angelo Mazzoni Italy
12 Robert Leroux France
13 Mauricio Rivas Colombia
14 Pavel Kolobkov Russia
15 Andrus Kajak Estonia
16 Elmar Borrmann Germany
17 Péter Vánky Sweden
18 Maurizio Randazzo Italy
19 Jean-Marc Chouinard Canada
20 Danek Nowosielski Canada
21 Nic Bürgin
22 Krisztián Kulcsár Hungary
23 Yang Noe-Seong South Korea
24 Zhao Gang China
25 Jim Carpenter United States
26 Vitaly Zakharov Belarus
27 Jang Tae-Seok South Korea
28 Mike Marx United States
29 César González Spain
30 Valery Zakharevich Russia
31 Tamir Bloom United States
32 Gheorghe Epurescu Romania
33 Oscar Fernández Spain
34 Olivier Jacquet
35 Meelis Loit Estonia
36 Fernando de la Peña Spain
37 Roman Ječmínek Czech Republic
38 James Ransom Canada
39 Nuno Frazão Portugal
40 Paris Inostroza Chile
41 Juan Miguel Paz Colombia
42 Lee Sang-Gi South Korea
43 Gabriel Pantelimon Romania
44 Iliya Mechkov Bulgaria
45 Aurel Bratu Romania


  1. ^ "Fencing: 1996 Olympic Results - Men's épée". Retrieved 2012-02-04. 
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