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Foil, Team, Men

Date 1 August 2021
StatusOlympic
LocationMakuhari Messe, 2-1, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Participants34 from 9 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament.

Italy, captained by reigning Olympic champion Daniele Garozzo, surprisingly lost in the quarter-finals against Japan 43-45. Also, the favored US fencers lost in the semi-finals against the Russian Olympic Committee but beat Japan in the bronze medal match. France then won the final against the Russians very clearly.

PosCompetitorsNOC
1FranceFRAGold
Julien MertineEnzo LefortMaxime PautyErwann Le Péchoux
2ROCROCSilver
Kirill BorodachovVladislav MylnikovAnton BorodachovTimur Safin
3United StatesUSABronze
Alexander MassialasNick ItkinGerek MeinhardtRace Imboden
4JapanJPN
Kyosuke MatsuyamaToshiya SaitoTakahiro ShikineYudai Nagano
5ItalyITA
Alessio FoconiDaniele GarozzoGiorgio AvolaAndrea Cassarà (DNS)
6GermanyGER
André SanitàPeter JoppichBenjamin KleibrinkLuis Klein
7Hong Kong, ChinaHKG
Ryan ChoiEdgar CheungCheung Siu LunLawrence Ng
8EgyptEGY
Alaaeldin AbouelkassemMohamed HassanMohamed HamzaYoussef Sanaa
9CanadaCAN
Maximilien Van HaasterAlex CaiBlake Broszus

Round One

Date1 August 2021 — 9:00
FormatWinner of each match advanced to quarter-finals.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitorsNOCResultCompetitorsNOC
Match #101 AugUnited StatesUSAbye
Match #201 AugBlue PisteGermanyGER45 – 31CanadaCAN
Match #301 AugHong Kong, ChinaHKGbye
Match #401 AugROCROCbye
Match #501 AugItalyITAbye
Match #601 AugJapanJPNbye
Match #701 AugEgyptEGYbye
Match #801 AugFranceFRAbye

Quarter-Finals

Date1 August 2021 — 10:45
FormatWinner of each match advanced to semi-finals.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitorsNOCResultCompetitorsNOC
Match #101 AugBlue PisteUnited StatesUSA45 – 36GermanyGER
Match #201 AugYellow PisteROCROC45 – 39Hong Kong, ChinaHKG
Match #301 AugGreen PisteJapanJPN45 – 43ItalyITA
Match #401 AugRed PisteFranceFRA45 – 34EgyptEGY

Semi-Finals

Date1 August 2021 — 13:40
FormatWinner of each match advanced to final pool.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitorsNOCResultCompetitorsNOC
Match #101 AugYellow PisteROCROC45 – 41United StatesUSA
Match #201 AugRed PisteFranceFRA45 – 42JapanJPN

Classification Round

Date1 August 2021 — 12:25
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitorsNOCResultCompetitorsNOC
Match #101 AugYellow PisteGermanyGER45 – 38Hong Kong, ChinaHKG
Match #201 AugRed PisteItalyITA45 – 30EgyptEGY

Final Round

Date1 August 2021
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitorsNOCResultCompetitorsNOC
Match 1/201 Aug 19:50Final PisteFranceFRA45 – 28ROCROC
Match 3/401 Aug 18:30Final PisteUnited StatesUSA45 – 31JapanJPN
Match 5/601 AugItalyITAGermanyGERwalkover
Match 7/801 AugRed PisteHong Kong, ChinaHKG45 – 21EgyptEGY