Fencin at the Simmer Olympics

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Fencin at the Simmer Olympics
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Events 10 (men: 5; women: 5)
Gemmes
  • 1896
  • 1900
  • 1904
  • 1908
  • 1912
  • 1920
  • 1924
  • 1928
  • 1932
  • 1936
  • 1948
  • 1952
  • 1956
  • 1960
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Fencin haes been contestit at every Simmer Olympic Gemmes syne the birth o the modren Olympic muivement at the 1896 Simmer Olympics in Athens. Weemen's foil made its Olympic debut in Paris, during the 1924 Olympic Gemmes. Thare are three forms o Olympic fencin:

  • Foil — a licht thrustin wappen; the valid target is restrictit tae the torso; dooble touches are nae allaed.
  • Épée — a hivy thrustin wappen; the valid target aurie covers the entire body; dooble touches are allaed.
  • Sabre — a licht cuttin an thrustin wappen; the valid target aurie includes awmaist everything abuin the waist (excludin the back o the heid an the haunds); dooble touches are nae allaed.