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Fencing at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Épée, Team

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Flower Hall, Middelheim Park, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 20, 1920
Date Finished: August 20, 1920

Gold: ITA Italy
Silver: BEL Belgium
Bronze: FRA France

Summary

Italy won the épée team gold medal but it was fortunate to advance to the final. In round one, Italy did not win its pool, tieing for second with Portugal, barely ahead of the 4th placed United States, which failed to advance. At the 1919 Inter-Allied Games the final standings were 1) France, 2) Portugal, and =3) Belgium and Romania. At Antwerp, the Italian team was awarded possession of the Challenge Prize that had been donated by The English Fencers.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Italy ITA Gold
2 Belgium BEL Silver
3 France FRA Bronze
4 Portugal POR
5 Switzerland SUI
6 United States USA
7T Great Britain GBR
7T Netherlands NED
9T Czechoslovakia TCH
9T Denmark DEN
11 Sweden SWE