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Fencing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games:

Men's Sabre, Team

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Host City: Atlanta, United States
Venue(s): Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Date Started: July 24, 1996
Date Finished: July 24, 1996
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: RUS Russia
Silver: HUN Hungary
Bronze: ITA Italy


Russia had three of the top five ranked fencers in the world and were hot favourites despite having dropped the World title to Italy in 1995. The team of [Grigory Kiriyenko], [Stanislav Pozdnyakov] and [Sergey Sharikov] ran through the opposition with little difficulty. They defeated Spain 45-34 and Italy 45-28 before recording their most decisive victory, 45-24, against Hungary in the final.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov completed the individual and team gold medal double.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Russia RUS Gold
2 Hungary HUN Silver
3 Italy ITA Bronze
4 Poland POL
5 France FRA
6 Spain ESP
7 Romania ROU
8 Germany GER
9 United States USA
10 Canada CAN
11 South Korea KOR