Fencing World Cup

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The FIE Fencing World Cup is an international fencing competition held by the Fédération Internationale d'Escrime. In each weapon (Men's and Women's Épée, Sabre and Foil), three Grand Prix, five World Cup events and several satellite events are contested each season. The five top results as well as the Olympic Games or World Fencing Championships and zonal championships results are taken into account for each fencer's rankings. For teams, up to five World Cup events are held each year. The four top results as well as the Olympic Games or World Fencing Championships and zonal championships are taken into account for each country's rankings.

<i>Fédération Internationale dEscrime</i> international fencing governing body

The Fédération Internationale d'Escrime, commonly known by the acronym FIE, is the international governing body of Olympic fencing. Today, its head office is at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne, Switzerland. The FIE is composed of 153 national federations, each of which is recognized by its country's Olympic Committee as the sole representative of Olympic-style fencing in that country.

Épée a number of different bladed weapons

The modern épée derives from the 19th-century Épée de Combat, and is the largest and heaviest of the three weapons used in sport fencing.

Sabre sword

A sabre or saber is a type of backsword with a curved blade associated with the light cavalry of the early modern and Napoleonic periods. Originally associated with Central-Eastern European cavalry such as the hussars, the sabre became widespread in Western Europe in the Thirty Years' War. Lighter sabres also became popular with infantry of the late 17th century.

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Individual World Cup

Formula

World Cup competitions are governed by the FIE rules for competitions. World Cups and Grand Prix are organised according to a mixed system consisting of one round of pools and a preliminary direct elimination table, followed by a main direct elimination table of 64 fencers.

The 16 top-ranked fencers in FIE rankings are exempt from the qualification phase and access directly the table of 64. All other competitors fence in pools of 7 fencers, or a mix of pools of 6 and pools of 7 if the number of fencers is not divisible by 7. The composition of the pools takes into account FIE rankings and the nationality of the fencers. Pools bouts last 3 minutes, or until a fencer has scored 5 hits. Fencers are ranked according to, successively:

The 16 top-ranked fencers after the pools phase access directly the table of 64. The other fences compete in direct elimination tables until 32 fencers are selected to complete the table of 64. Direct elimination bouts last for three periods of three minutes, with a one-minute rest between each period, or until a fencer has scored 15 hits.

Points per competition and ranking
GoldSilverBronze4thTable of 8Table of 16Table of 32Table of 64Tableau of 96
Olympic Games 967860544224126
World Championships 806550_35201052.5
Zonal Championships / Grand Prix483930_2112631.5
World Cup322620_148421
Satellite432_1000

Medal record

EditionMenWomen
FoilSabreÉpéeFoilSabreÉpée
1972 Witold Woyda
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Viktor Sidyak
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Csaba Fenyvesi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Antonella Ragno
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1973 Jenö Kamuti
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Viktor Sidyak
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Rolf Edling
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Valentina Nikonova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1974 Alexandr Romankov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Mario Aldo Montano
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Rolf Edling
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Ildikó Farkasinszky-Bóbis
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1975 Christian Noël
Flag of France.svg  France
Vladimir Nazlymov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Boris Lukomsky
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Olga Knyazeva
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1976 Alexandr Romankov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Viktor Krovopuskov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Alexander Pusch
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Yelena Novikova-Belova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1977 Carlo Montano
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Vladimir Nazlymov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Johan Harmenberg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Valentina Sidorova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1978 Matthias Behr
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Imre Gedővári
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Aleksandr Abushakhmetov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Yelena Novikova-Belova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1979 Vladimir Smirnov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Viktor Krovopuskov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Stefano Bellone
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Valentina Sidorova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1980 Vladimir Smirnov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Imre Gedővári
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Alexander Pusch
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Valentina Sidorova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1981 Andrea Borella
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Gianfranco Dalla Barba
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Alexander Pusch
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Dorina Vaccaroni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1982 Mauro Numa
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Imre Gedővári
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Angelo Mazzoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Cornelia Hanisch
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1983 Mauro Numa
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Vasil Etropolski
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
Elmar Borrmann
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Dorina Vaccaroni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1984 Andrea Borella
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Imre Gedővári
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Olivier Lenglet
Flag of France.svg  France
Dorina Vaccaroni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1985 Mauro Numa
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Vasil Etropolski
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
Robert Felisiak
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Laurence Modaine
Flag of France.svg  France
1986 Federico Cervi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Vasil Etropolski
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
Alexander Pusch
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Christiane Weber
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1987 Andrea Borella
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Janusz Olech
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Arnd Schmitt
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Zsuzsanna Jánosi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1988 Stefano Cerioni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Imre Bujdosó
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Sandro Cuomo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Zsuzsanna Jánosi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1989 Andrea Borella
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Vilmoș Szabo
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Éric Srecki
Flag of France.svg  France
Zita-Eva Funkenhauser
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
  Eva-Maria Ittner
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1990 Dmitry Shevchenko
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Grigory Kiriyenko
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Olivier Lenglet
Flag of France.svg  France
Anja Fichtel-Mauritz
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Elisa Uga
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1991 Thorsten Weidner
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Péter Abay
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Arnd Schmitt
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Giovanna Trillini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mariann Horváth
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1992 Sergei Golubitsky
Olympic flag.svg   Unified Team
Vilmoș Szabo
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Éric Srecki
Flag of France.svg  France
Margherita Zalaffi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mariann Horváth
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1993 Sergei Golubitsky
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Marco Marin
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Angelo Mazzoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Diana Bianchedi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Elisabeth Knechtl
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1994 Sergei Golubitsky
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Angelo Mazzoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Giovanna Trillini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Katja Nass
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1995 Sergei Golubitsky
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Éric Srecki
Flag of France.svg  France
Giovanna Trillini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Taymi Chappe
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1996 Rolando Tucker
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Jean-François Di Martino
Flag of France.svg  France
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Tímea Nagy
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1997 Wolfgang Wienand
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Damien Touya
Flag of France.svg  France
Éric Srecki
Flag of France.svg  France
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Valérie Barlois
Flag of France.svg  France
1998 Elvis Gregory
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
Luigi Tarantino
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Sandro Cuomo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Giovanna Trillini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Claudia Bokel
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1999 Sergei Golubitsky
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Pavel Kolobkov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Yelena Jemayeva
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan
Ildikó Mincza
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2000 Ralf Bißdorf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Arnd Schmitt
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Anne-Lise Touya
Flag of France.svg  France
Ildikó Mincza
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2001 Ralf Bißdorf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Mihai Covaliu
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Jörg Fiedler
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Anne-Lise Touya
Flag of France.svg  France
Imke Duplitzer
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2002 Ralf Bißdorf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Stanislav Pozdnyakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Christoph Marik
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Yelena Jemayeva
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan
Laura Flessel
Flag of France.svg  France
2003 Andre Wessels
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Domonkos Ferjancsik
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Christoph Marik
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Sada Jacobson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Laura Flessel
Flag of France.svg  France
2004 Salvatore Sanzo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Vladimir Lukashenko
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Alfredo Rota
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Sada Jacobson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Laura Flessel
Flag of France.svg  France
2005 Erwann Le Péchoux
Flag of France.svg  France
Aleksey Yakimenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Stefano Carozzo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Margherita Granbassi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Sada Jacobson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Imke Duplitzer
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2006 Andrea Cassarà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Zsolt Nemcsik
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Gábor Boczkó
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Sylwia Gruchała
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Mariel Zagunis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Sherraine Schalm
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
2007 Andrea Baldini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Aleksey Yakimenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Érik Boisse
Flag of France.svg  France
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Tan Xue
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Na Li
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2008 Andrea Cassarà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Luigi Tarantino
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Matteo Tagliariol
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Rebecca Ward
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ana Maria Brânză
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2009 Andrea Baldini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Nicolas Limbach
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Gauthier Grumier
Flag of France.svg  France
Arianna Errigo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mariel Zagunis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ana Maria Brânză
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2010 Lei Sheng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Nicolas Limbach
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Gauthier Grumier
Flag of France.svg  France
Valentina Vezzali
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mariel Zagunis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Emese Szász
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2011 Andrea Cassarà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Aleksey Yakimenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Paolo Pizzo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Elisa Di Francisca
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mariel Zagunis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Sun Yujie
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2012 Andrea Cassarà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Nicolas Limbach
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Nikolai Novosjolov
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Arianna Errigo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mariel Zagunis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Sun Yujie
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2013 Andrea Cassarà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Veniamin Reshetnikov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Rubén Limardo
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela
Arianna Errigo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Olha Kharlan
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Ana Maria Brânză
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2014 Ma Jianfei
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Gu Bon-gil
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Ulrich Robeiri
Flag of France.svg  France
Arianna Errigo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Olha Kharlan
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Emese Szász
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2015 Race Imboden
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gu Bon-gil
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Gauthier Grumier
Flag of France.svg  France
Elisa Di Francisca
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Sofiya Velikaya
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Rossella Fiamingo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2016 Alexander Massialas
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Kim Jung-hwan
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Gauthier Grumier
Flag of France.svg  France
Arianna Errigo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Sofiya Velikaya
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Emese Szász
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2017 Alexander Massialas
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gu Bon-gil
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Yannick Borel
Flag of France.svg  France
Inna Deriglazova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Anna Márton
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Violetta Kolobova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2018 Alessio Foconi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Eli Dershwitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Yannick Borel
Flag of France.svg  France
Inna Deriglazova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Olha Kharlan
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Mara Navarria
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2019

Team World Cup

YearMen's foilWomen's foilMen's epeeWomen's epeeMen's sabreWomen's sabre
2000 Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of France.svg  France
2001
2002 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2003 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2005 Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2006 Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2007 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of France.svg  France
2008 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of France.svg  France Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2009 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
2010 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2011 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2012 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2013 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
2014 Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2015 Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2016 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2017 Flag of France.svg  France Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of France.svg  France Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2018 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Flag of France.svg  France

See also

Fencing at the Summer Olympics official sport at the Summer Olympic games

Fencing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. Women's foil made its Olympic debut in Paris, during the 1924 Olympic Games. There are three forms of Olympic fencing:

The World Fencing Championships is an annual competition in fencing organized by the Fédération Internationale d'Escrime or FIE,. The world championships are, after the Olympic Games, the most prominent international competition in the sport of fencing. Contestants may participate in foil, épée, and sabre events.

Asian Fencing Championships is the fencing zonal championship organized by the Asian Fencing Confederation for the Asia-Oceania zone. The tournament began in 1989 and it has been held annually since 2007. It awards points for the Fencing World Cup.

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