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Fencing at the 1900 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Sabre, Masters, Individual

Fencing at the 1900 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Grand Celebration Hall of the Exposition, Field of Mars, Paris
Date Started: June 23, 1900
Date Finished: June 27, 1900

Gold: ITA Antonio Conte
Silver: ITA Italo Santelli
Bronze: AUT Milan Neralić


Fencing masters events were contested among teaching professionals, and fencing was the only sport that allowed professionals in the early days of the Olympics. This event was been on the Olympic Program in 1900 and 1906. At Paris 27 fencers started, from an original entry list of 44. The details of round one are not known, but 16 fencers advanced to two round-robin semi-finals pools, with the top four in each pool advancing to a final of 8 fencers, who contested a round-robin pool to determine the final placements. Italy took the top two places with [Antonio Conte] going undefeated in the final pool, and his countryman, [Italo Santelli], losing only his match against Conte.

View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinal PoolSemi-FinalsRound One

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Antonio Conte 32 Italy ITA Gold
2 Italo Santelli 33 Italy ITA Silver
3 Milan Neralić 25 Austria AUT Bronze
4 François Delibes 26 France FRA
5 Yulian Michaux Russia RUS
6 Xavier Anchetti 34 France FRA
7 Pyotr Zakovorot Russia RUS
8 Hébrant Belgium BEL
5 p1 r2/3 Lajos Horváth Hungary HUN
5 p2 r2/3 Alexandre Chantelat 29 France FRA
6 p1 r2/3 François Brun-Buisson 37 France FRA
6 p2 r2/3 Georges Pinault 23 France FRA
7 p1 r2/3 Georges Clappier France FRA
7 p2 r2/3 Camier France FRA
8 p1 r2/3 Orazio Santelli Italy ITA
8 p2 r2/3 Louis Midelair France FRA
AC r1/3 Luc, Duke Alessandri 57 France FRA
AC r1/3 Aufort France FRA
AC r1/3 Charles Bersin France FRA
AC r1/3 Henri Coquelin France FRA
AC r1/3 Dambremat France FRA
AC r1/3 Vincent Dargein 37 France FRA
AC r1/3 Henri Delamaide 34 France FRA
AC r1/3 Márton Endrédi Hungary HUN
AC r1/3 Flahaut France FRA
AC r1/3 Marie-Joseph Gabriel France FRA
AC r1/3 Otto Schoenfeld 28 United States USA