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Fencing at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Épée, Team

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Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Exhibit Hall, Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California; Terrace Theater, Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California
Date Started: August 10, 1984
Date Finished: August 11, 1984

Gold: FRG West Germany
Silver: FRA France
Bronze: ITA Italy

Summary

France, World champions in 1982 and 1983, were considered favourites for the Olympic title as [Philippe Boisse] and [Philippe Riboud] had won gold and bronze in the individual event in Los Angeles. They duly reached the final against West Germany but the German team, which included 1980 Olympic champion [Alexander Pusch] and reigning World champion [Elmar Borrmann], rose to the occasion and win gold with 9-5 victory over the French. Italy defeated Canada for bronze.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 West Germany FRG Gold
2 France FRA Silver
3 Italy ITA Bronze
4 Canada CAN
5 Sweden SWE
6 China CHN
7 South Korea KOR
8 Great Britain GBR
9 Switzerland SUI
10 United States USA
11 Norway NOR
12 Egypt EGY
13 Argentina ARG
14 Kuwait KUW
15 Saudi Arabia KSA
16 Hong Kong HKG