Wheelchair fencing at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

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Wheelchair fencing
at the XV Paralympic Games
Wheelchair Fencing, Rio 2016.png
Venue Carioca Arena 3
Dates 12-16 September 2016
Competitors 88
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Wheelchair fencing at the 2016 Summer Paralympics will held in Rio from 4 September to 8 September 2016.[1][2]

Classification[edit]

Fencers are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows fencers to compete against others with a similar level of function. Fencing has two ability classes, A and B, two genders and three weapons, epee, foil and sabre. Wheelchairs were anchored to the ground during competition.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank NPC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 China 9 4 4 17
2 Ukraine 2 0 2 4
3 France 1 0 2 3
4 Italy 1 0 1 2
5 Belarus 1 0 0 1
6 Hungary 0 3 2 5
7 Hong Kong 0 2 1 3
8 Poland 0 1 2 3
9 Great Britain 0 1 0 1
Greece 0 1 0 1
Iraq 0 1 0 1
Thailand 0 1 0 1
Total 14 14 14 42

Events[edit]

Twelve events will be competed at the games, six for individual men plus a team events, four for women (who do not take part in an individual sabre event) and a team event.

Men’s events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men’s épée A
details
Sun Gang
 China
Piers Gilliver
 Great Britain
Tian Jianquan
 China
Men’s épée B
details
Andrei Pranevich
 Belarus
Ammar Ali
 Iraq
Oleh Naumenko
 Ukraine
Men’s foil A
details
Ye Ruyi
 China
Richárd Osváth
 Hungary
Sun Gang
 China
Men’s foil B
details
Feng Yanke
 China
Hu Daoliang
 China
Maxime Valet
 France
Men’s sabre A
details
Andrii Demchuk
 Ukraine
Richárd Osváth
 Hungary
Tian Jianquan
 China
Men’s sabre B
details
Anton Datsko
 Ukraine
Panagiotis Triantafyllou
 Greece
Adrian Castro
 Poland
Men’s team épée
details
 France (FRA)
Robert Citerne
Yannick Ifebe
Romain Noble
 China (CHN)
Tian Jianquan
Sun Gang
Hu Daoliang
 Hungary (HUN)
Ludovic Lemoine
Damien Tokatlian
Maxime Valet
Men’s team foil
details
 China (CHN)
Ye Ruyi
Sun Gang
Hu Daoliang
 Poland (POL)
Jacek Gaworski
Dariusz Pender
Michał Nalewajek
 France (FRA)
Ludovic Lemoine
Damien Tokatlian
Maxime Valet

Women’s events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women’s épée A
details
Zou Xufeng
 China
Bian Jing
 China
Yevheniia Breus
 Ukraine
Women’s épée B
details
Zhou Jingjing
 China
Saysunee Jana
 Thailand
Chan Yu Chong
 Hong Kong
Women’s foil A
details
Rong Jing
 China
Yu Chui Yee
 Hong Kong
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
 Hungary
Women’s foil B
details
Beatrice Vio
 Italy
Zhou Jingjing
 China
Yao Fang
 China
Women’s team épée
details
 China (CHN)
Zou Xufeng
Zhou Jingjing
Rong Jing
 Hong Kong (HKG)
Chan Yui Chong
Justine Charissa Ng
Yu Chui Yee
 Hungary (HUN)
Gyöngyi Dani
Amarilla Veres
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
Women’s team foil
details
 China (CHN)
Zhou Jingjing
Rong Jing
Zhang Chuncui
 Hungary (HUN)
Gyöngyi Dani
Éva Hajmási
Zsuzsanna Krajnyák
 Italy (ITA)
Beatrice Vio
Andrea Mogos
Loredana Trigilia

References

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