London Olympics: Fencing  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 5TH AUGUST 2012

ADDRESS
, One Western Gateway, Newham, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
 
 
SITE
 
Dates:
  until 
 

Nearby

 

London Olympics: FencingThe London 2012 Fencing competition features 10 medal events and three different types of sword during its run from Saturday 28 July to Sunday 5 August at the ExCeL Centre in the River Zone. Since its proper inception as an Olympic sport in the late 19th century, Fencing has grown in stature and it is the only sport to have features at every modern Summer Games. It's more than a couple of people dressed in white, wearing a metal grill and fighting with swords. For starters, there are three different types of sword: the light Foil and the heavier Epee both see points scored with the tip of the weapon, while the thrusting Sabre can pick up points with its edge as well as tip, although no double touches are allowed. What's more, both the Foil and Sabre have rules of the 'right of way', whereas the Epee event allows both fencers to score points at the same time. There are Individual and Team events for all three swords, although in the men's competition there is no Epee Team event, and in the women's there is no Sabre Team event. Italy and France are the most successful Fencing nations, with the French boasting a total of 115 Olympic medals to Italy's 114, but the Italians leading the gold medal count by four, on 45.

 

About London Olympics: ExCeL Centre

Events: Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Boccia, Paralympic Table Tennis, Paralympic Judo, Paralympic Powerlifting, Volleyball (sitting), Wheelchair FencingNorth of the Thames beside the Royal Victoria Dock, the ExCel London Exhibition Centre will host a total of 143 sessions across a wide range of 13 Olympic and Paralympic sports during the London 2012 Games, making it the most used venue outside the Olympic Park. More about London Olympics: ExCeL Centre

London Olympics: Fencing images

London Olympics: Fencing  London 2012  

London Olympics: Fencing - London 2012

London Olympics: Fencing London 2012 

London Olympics: Fencing - London 2012 More Images
 

Olympics Fencing timetable

Date / Time Event name Venue
28th Jul  10:00 - 15:00 Women's Individual Foil: round of 64, round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
28th Jul  18:00 - 20:00 Women's Individual Foil: semi-finals, bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
29th Jul  10:00 - 14:00 Men's Individual Sabre: round of 64, round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
29th Jul  18:00 - 19:00 Men's Individual Sabre: semi-finals, bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
30th Jul  10:00 - 15:00 Women's Individual Epee: round of 64, round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
30th Jul  18:00 - 20:00 Women's Individual Epee: semi-finals, bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
31st Jul  10:00 - 15:00 Men's Individual Foil: round of 64, round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
31st Jul  18:00 - 20:00 Men's Individual Foil: semi-finals, bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
1st Aug  9:00 - 15:00 Men's Individual Epee: round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
1st Aug  9:00 - 15:00 Women's Individual Sabre: round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
1st Aug  17:00 - 21:00 Women's Individual Sabre: semi-finals, bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
1st Aug  17:00 - 21:00 Men's Individual Epee: semi-finals, bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
2nd Aug  9:00 - 16:00 Women's Team Foil: round of 16, quarter-finals, classifications (5th-8th places), semi-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
2nd Aug  18:00 - 20:00 Women's Team Foil: bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
3rd Aug  10:00 - 15:00 Men's Team Sabre: round of 16, quarter-finals, classifications (5th-8th places), semi-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
3rd Aug  18:00 - 19:00 Men's Team Sabre: bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
4th Aug  9:00 - 16:00 Women's Team Epee: round of 16, quarter-finals, classifications (5th-8th places), semi-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
4th Aug  18:00 - 20:00 Women's Team Epee: bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
5th Aug  9:00 - 16:00 Men's Team Foil: round of 16, quarter-finals, classifications (5th-8th places), semi-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
5th Aug  18:00 - 20:00 Men's Team Foil: bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre

LondonTown.com - London Olympics: Fencing Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Canning Town Tube Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canning Town Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring London Olympics: Fencing on LondonTown.com

 
What's on in London 2018

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2018 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2018 London events.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near London Olympics: Fencing

Near London Olympics: Fencing
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  27% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 6 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
Good Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £22  32% off
Royal Victoria Dock, E161FA | 8 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Providing work for those who have previously struggled, the Good Hotel has earned its name. The striking hotel, which can be found floating at the historic ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  27% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 9 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel ExCel offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near London Olympics: Fencing

Near London Olympics: Fencing
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
The London Classic Car Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th Feb 2018
London Olympics: Fencing, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 1 minute from London Olympics: Fencing
Over 700 classic cars and some of the most legendary 'getaway cars' from automotive history go on display at the London Classic Car Show which comes ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Bike Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd, 24th and 25th February 2018
London Olympics: Fencing, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 1 minute from London Olympics: Fencing
Olympian Sir Chris Hoy launches the UK's largest cycling show when it returns to ExCeL London in February 2018, hosting the biggest freeride mountain bike competition, ...More
 
 
 
The National Wedding Show London Excel
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April 2018 - 10am-5pm
London Olympics: Fencing, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 1 minute from London Olympics: Fencing
Community & Lifestyle, Wedding Fairs....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near London Olympics: Fencing

Near London Olympics: Fencing
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 15 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near London Olympics: Fencing

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Olympics: Fencing
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 13 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 16 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trinity Buoy Wharf
London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
A once derelict site in the Docklands is now home to a thriving creative community; visitors to Trinity Buoy Wharf find a welcoming mix of cafes, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near London Olympics: Fencing

The best shops and markets near London Olympics: Fencing
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 18 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 30 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 35 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near London Olympics: Fencing

What are the best dining options near London Olympics: Fencing London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | 12 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Stock up on American style cuisine in the heart of London's Docklands at Fatboys Diner, where burgers are washed down with full dairy ice cream shakes. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near London Olympics: Fencing

Near London Olympics: Fencing
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from London Olympics: Fencing
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.6 miles from London Olympics: Fencing
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.6 miles from London Olympics: Fencing
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near London Olympics: Fencing

London Olympics: Fencing gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 21 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 24 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near London Olympics: Fencing

The best pubs near London London Olympics: Fencing.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.1 miles from London Olympics: Fencing
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2.4 miles from London Olympics: Fencing
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 30 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near London Olympics: Fencing

London Olympics: Fencing clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 24 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
Boasting spectacular views across the Thames and Canary Wharf, the Eighteen Sky Bar is a sophisticated spot to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near London Olympics: Fencing

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Olympics: Fencing.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from London Olympics: Fencing
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 22 minutes from London Olympics: Fencing
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
 

Hotels Near

London Olympics: Fencing

 
 
Near London Olympics: Fencing
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

New on LondonTown

 
 
Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Theatre | From 10th February 

Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near London Olympics: ExCeL Centre

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star hotels see our discounts for London Olympics: ExCeL Centre hotels, including Good Hotel London from 93% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960