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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.

 

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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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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