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Fencing at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Men's Sabre, Individual

Fencing at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Events:

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue(s): Carioca Arena 3, Barra Olympic Park, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Date Started: August 10, 2016
Date Finished: August 10, 2016
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: HUN Ãron Szilágyi
Silver: USA Daryl Homer
Bronze: KOR Kim Jeong-Hwan

Summary

FIE’s third seeded [Áron Szilágyi] from Hungary defended his Olympic sabre title against American [Daryl Homer]. US Virgin Islands-born Homer missed another chance for the United States’ first gold medal in fencing since 1904. Homer already had to settle for silver at the 2015 World Championships. losing to Russia’s [Aleksey Yakimenko], who did not survive his first bout in Rio. Top seeded Korean [Kim Jeong-Hwan] clinched the bronze medal beating [Mojtaba Abedini] from Iran. Abedini’s fourth place was the best placing of an Iranian fencer ever. In the semi-final he was edged out by Homer by just one point 14-15.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal S
1 Áron Szilágyi 26 Hungary HUN Gold 4
2 Daryl Homer 26 United States USA Silver 10
3 Kim Jeong-Hwan 32 South Korea KOR Bronze 1
4 Mojtaba Abedini 31 Iran IRI 14
5 Tiberiu Dolniceanu 28 Romania ROU 5
6 Vincent Anstett 34 France FRA 6
7 Nikolay Kovalyov 29 Russia RUS 8
8 Matyas Szabo 24 Germany GER 18
9 Gu Bon-Gil 27 South Korea KOR 3
10 Max Hartung 26 Germany GER 7
11 Aldo Montano 37 Italy ITA 9
12 Aleksandr Buykevich 31 Belarus BLR 13
13 Sandro Bazadze 23 Georgia GEO 16
14 Seppe Van Holsbeke 28 Belgium BEL 21
15 Vũ Thành An 23 Vietnam VIE 22
16 Pancho Paskov 22 Bulgaria BUL 31
17 Aleksey Yakimenko 32 Russia RUS 2
18 Diego Occhiuzzi 35 Italy ITA 11
19 Eli Dershwitz 20 United States USA 12
20 Ali Pakdaman 25 Iran IRI 15
21 Renzo Agresta 31 Brazil BRA 17
22 Andriy Yahodka 28 Ukraine UKR 19
23 Joseph Polossifakis 25 Canada CAN 20
24 Ilya Mokretsov 32 Kazakhstan KAZ 23
25 Fares Ferjani 19 Tunisia TUN 24
26 Tamás Decsi 33 Hungary HUN 25
27 Yémi Apithy 27 Benin BEN 26
28 Kenta Tokunan 28 Japan JPN 27
29 Sun Wei 23 China CHN 28
30 Julián Ayala 24 Mexico MEX 29
31 Mohamed Amer 18 Egypt EGY 30
32 Yoandry Iriarte 30 Cuba CUB 32