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Fencing at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games:

Men's Foil, Team

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue(s): Fencing Hall, Amsterdam
Date Started: July 29, 1928
Date Finished: July 30, 1928

Gold: ITA Italy
Silver: FRA France
Bronze: ARG Argentina
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France and Italy won every Olympic gold medal in team foil from 1920-56, with both nations winning four times. In addition, the two nations went 1-2 at every Olympics in that period, save for 1924, when Italy withdrew in the final pool, protesting a decision. This was Italy’s year as they won all three matches in the final pool, comfortably defeating France, 10-6, and the French took silver. Argentina won the bronze medal in an upset over Belgium, winning their first and, through 2012, only Olympic fencing medal.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Italy ITA Gold
2 France FRA Silver
3 Argentina ARG Bronze
4 Belgium BEL
5T Hungary HUN
5T United States USA
3 p1 r2/4 Austria AUT
3 p2 r2/4 Netherlands NED
3 p3 r2/4 Denmark DEN
4 p1 r2/4 Switzerland SUI
3 p1 r1/4 Germany GER
3 p2 r1/4 Spain ESP
3 p4 r1/4 Great Britain GBR
3 p5 r1/4 Egypt EGY
4 p1 r1/4 Romania ROU
4 p2 r1/4 Norway NOR