Fencing with the Olympic Games of 2008
TestsIn 2008 with Beijing, the Foil by teams and the Saber by team were added to the program ladies with the profit of the Épée by team. At the men, the foil by team disappears from the Olympic program, bearing with equality the number of male and female tests. 212 fencers will be present in Beijing, that is to say 12 of more than in Athens.
- the victory of the individual meetings is decreed with the first of the competitors having obtained 15 points (keys), or with that while having more at the end of the regulatory time of the attack.
In the meetings by team, each fencer of a team meets in turn all the fencers of the opposing team, that is to say 9 3 minutes resumptions each one with a maximum of 10 keys by fencer. The victory is decreed with the first team with 45 or that having the most score at the end of regulatory time.
the keys are entered according to the blade used and of the zone of key: in saber, the point and the edge of the blade make it possible to mark points (what is not the case with the sword and the foil). The zones targeted by the keys are located on all the body at the sword, the drill plate with the foil and the top of the body to the saber.
Qualification3 fencers can be committed for any nation having made a success of the qualification by team, 2 only for all the other nations.
Tests by team
For the individual tests having a test by team for the same weapon, 39 places are to be provided according to the following criteria:
For the 24 remaining places, the criteria are the following:
Table of the medals
Detailed resultsAugust 1st
- the official site of the International Olympic committee
- Official site of Beijing 2008
- International federation of Fencing
- Detail of the qualifications on Fencing.Net
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