Fencing

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Medal Events in Fencing(for 35th National Games, Kerala)

 

Sl.No Fencing
1 Epee Men
2 Epee Team Men
3 Foil Men
4 Foil Team Men
5 Sabre Men
6 Sabre Team Men
7 Epee  Women
8 Epee Team Women
9 Foil Women
10 Foil Team Women
11 Sabre Women
12 Sabre Team Women

 

Fencing - 2015 National Games

2011 National Games Medal Tally of Fencing

 

Teams

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

Manipur

6

3

3

12

Services

4

1

1

6

Kerala

2

2

1

5

Punjab

0

3

6

9

Tamil Nadu

0

2

1

3

Andhra Pradesh

0

1

0

1

Madhya Pradesh

0

0

4

4

Chandigarh

0

0

3

3

Haryana

0

0

1

1

Jammu Kashmir

0

0

1

1

Jharkandh

0

0

1

1

Maharashtra

0

0

1

1

Assam

0

0

1

1

 

Fencing

Fencing is classified as a martial art and involves fighting with blades. The largely widespread version of fencing today is called Olympic fencing, as also competitive fencing. The latter is an Olympic event.

History

Modern fencing as an event rolled out from an 18th century Italian school of fencing of the Renaissance, improved at the French school of fencing but went into decline after World War I and out of use at all after World War II.  Fencing but continued as a sport, through tournaments. However, both the training and the technique changed drastically.

Olympics

Fencing has been a regular Olympic event right from the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 Summer Olympics at Athens. Women's Foil as an event debuted in Paris, in the 1924 Olympics. There are three forms of Olympic fencing: Foil, Épée and Sabre, which are respectively light thrusting, heavy thrusting and light cutting–heavy thrusting.