Great Britain Fencing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: November 23, 1956

Events for Great Britain: 7
Participants for Great Britain: 9 (7 men and 2 women)
Youngest Participant for Great Britain: Allan Jay (25 years, 147 days)
Oldest Participant for Great Britain: Mary Glen-Haig (38 years, 141 days)
Most Medals for Great Britain (Athlete): Gillian Sheen (1 medal)

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Men's Foil, Individual

Men's Foil, Team

Men's Épée, Individual

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bill Hoskyns 25 Men's Épée, Individual 6 p1 r2/4
Allan Jay 25 Men's Épée, Individual 6 p3 r2/4
Michael Howard 27 Men's Épée, Individual 7 p4 r2/4

Men's Épée, Team

Men's Sabre, Individual

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Olgierd Porebski 34 Men's Sabre, Individual 5 p2 r2/4
Ralph Cooperman 29 Men's Sabre, Individual 5 p4 r2/4
Bill Hoskyns 25 Men's Sabre, Individual 6 p3 r2/4

Men's Sabre, Team

Women's Foil, Individual

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gillian Sheen 28 Women's Foil, Individual 1 Gold
Mary Glen-Haig 38 Women's Foil, Individual 6 p1 r1/3