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Fencing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's Foil, Team

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Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): House of Sports, Cupola Hall, Imperial Sports Field, Berlin
Date Started: August 2, 1936
Date Finished: August 4, 1936

Gold: ITA Italy
Silver: FRA France
Bronze: GER Germany

Summary

Since 1920 the team gold medal at foil had alternated between France and Italy. France were the reigning Olympic champions but the European Championships (later reclassified as World Championships) had been the domain of the Italians in the intervening years. The two nations also provided five of the eight finalists in the individual event.

The Italians proved their superiority by recording large victories throughout the event with only Hungary, who won lost 8-13 in the semi-final round causing even the slightest discomfort to them.

Italy whitewashed bronze medallists Germany 16-0 in the final pool and beat France 9-4 in the decisive match.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Italy ITA Gold
2 France FRA Silver
3 Germany GER Bronze
4 Austria AUT
5T Belgium BEL
5T United States USA
7T Argentina ARG
7T Hungary HUN
3 p1 r2/4 Great Britain GBR
3 p2 r2/4 Switzerland SUI
3 p3 r2/4 Yugoslavia YUG
3 p4 r2/4 Czechoslovakia TCH
3 p1 r1/4 Greece GRE
3 p2 r1/4 Brazil BRA
3 p3 r1/4 Denmark DEN
3 p4 r1/4 Canada CAN
3 p5 r1/4 Egypt EGY
3 p6 r1/4 Norway NOR