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Fencing at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Épée, Individual

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Zappeion, Athina
Date Started: April 24, 1906
Date Finished: April 25, 1906

Gold: FRA Georges, Count de la Falaise
Silver: FRA Georges, Baron Dillon-Kavanagh
Bronze: NED Hendrik van Blijenburgh


Twenty-nine competitors started in the individual épée event. Seven first round elimination pools were used to narrow them down to 15 semi-finalists, who then fought two pools to determine the six finalists. The Frenchman, Georges de la Falaise, was an easy victor in the final. His teammate, Georges Dillon-Cavanagh, finished second. However, this was only after a fence-off between Dillon-Cavanagh and Félix Vigeveno, Hendrik van Blijenburgh, and Emil Schön, who all tied for second place. De la Falaise was French champion at both épée and sabre.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Georges, Count de la Falaise 40 France FRA Gold
2 Georges, Baron Dillon-Kavanagh 33 France FRA Silver
3 Hendrik van Blijenburgh 28 Netherlands NED Bronze
4 Félix Vigeveno 25 Netherlands NED
5 Emil Schön 33 Germany GER
6 Maurits van Löben Sels 29 Netherlands NED
4 p1 r2/3 Jetze Doorman 24 Netherlands NED
4T p2 r2/3 Georgios Petropoulos 33 Greece GRE
4T p2 r2/3 Lóránt Mészáros Hungary HUN
AC p1 r2/3 Edgar Seligman 39 Great Britain GBR
AC p1 r2/3 Emil Fick 42 Sweden SWE
AC p1 r2/3 Fernand de Montigny 21 Belgium BEL
AC p2 r2/3 Edmond Crahay 22 Belgium BEL
AC p2 r2/3 James, Baron Melvill van Carnbée 38 Netherlands NED
AC p2 r2/3 Pierre d'Hugues 32 France FRA DNF
3 p1 r1/3 Péter Tóth 23 Hungary HUN
3 p3 r1/3 Magnus Jensen 32 Denmark DEN
3 p4 r1/3 Ernst Königsgarten 25 Austria AUT
3 p6 r1/3 Aristidis Papadakis Greece GRE
4 p1 r1/3 Ioannis Georgiadis 30 Greece GRE
AC p2 r1/3 Hendrik van der Grinten 25 Netherlands NED
AC p2 r1/3 Villiam Wilkenschildt 33 Denmark DEN
AC p2 r1/3 Konstantinos Tamvakos Greece GRE
AC p5 r1/3 Arie de Jong 23 Netherlands NED
AC p5 r1/3 Khristos Zorbas Greece GRE
AC p7 r1/3 Johannes Osten 26 Netherlands NED
AC p7 r1/3 Willem Hubert van Blijenburgh 24 Netherlands NED
AC p7 r1/3 Gabriël Vigeveno 17 Netherlands NED
AC p7 r1/3 Frits Koen 29 Netherlands NED