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Fencing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's Foil, Individual

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Town Hall, St. Kilda, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

Gold: GBR Gillian Sheen
Silver: ROU Olga Orban-Szabo
Bronze: FRA Renée Garilhe

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Gillian Sheen 28 Great Britain GBR Gold
2 Olga Orban-Szabo 18 Romania ROU Silver
3 Renée Garilhe 33 France FRA Bronze
4 Jan York-Romary 29 United States USA
5 Kate Delbarre 31 France FRA
6 Karen Lachmann 40 Denmark DEN
7 Ellen Müller-Preis 44 Austria AUT
8 Bruna Colombetti-Peroncini 20 Italy ITA
5 p1 r2/3 Emma Yefimova 25 Soviet Union URS
5 p2 r2/3 Lídia Dömölky-Sákovics 20 Hungary HUN
6 p1 r2/3 Maxine Mitchell 39 United States USA
6 p2 r2/3 Pilar Roldán 17 Mexico MEX
5 p1 r1/3 Velleda Cesari 36 Italy ITA
5 p2 r1/3 Ecaterina Orb-Lazăr 21 Romania ROU
5 p3 r1/3 Valentyna Rastvorova 23 Soviet Union URS
6 p1 r1/3 Mary Glen-Haig 38 Great Britain GBR
6 p2 r1/3 Nadezhda Shitikova 33 Soviet Union URS
6 p3 r1/3 Judy Goodrich 17 United States USA
7 p1 r1/3 Denise O'Brien 19 Australia AUS
7 p2 r1/3 Régine Veronnet 27 France FRA
7 p3 r1/3 Magda Nyári-Kovács 35 Hungary HUN
8 p2 r1/3 Lois Joseph Australia AUS
8 p3 r1/3 Joy Hardon Australia AUS