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  • Fencing unmasked | Video

    Fencing unmasked

    Fencing is a sport that has its roots in antiquity, but which has evolved over the centuries, and today benefits from an array of cutting-edge technology and safety equipment, not least the specialised helmets. Here we take you behind the scenes to see exactly what goes into these vital pieces of kit.
  • Meet Valentina Vezzali, the most successful female athlete in the history of fencing | Video

    Meet Valentina Vezzali, the most successful female athlete in the history of fencing

    A uniquely talented athlete with a lot of heart and incredible will power! At the age of 36, Valentina Vezzali reigns over the world of fencing. Her achievements include five World Championship titles, three Olympic medals in the team competition, and three individual Olympic titles. Olympic Magazine meets the most successful female athlete in the history of fencing. Copyright IOC/EBU
  • Jerzy Pawlowski - Fencing | Video

    Jerzy Pawlowski - Fencing

    There was very little that was conventional about the life of Jerzy Pawlowski. A major in the Polish army, and a law major, he won five Olympic medals, broke Hungary's hold on his sport, was imprisoned as a spy and then became a faith healer. Few sportsmen have lived a life of such colour. Pawlowski become interested in fencing  at the comparatively late age of 16 after watching films of the 1948 Olympics in London. He continued after joining the Polish army as a teenager, by now focused on the sabre.
  • Sabrina Massialas Wins Women's Fencing Foil Gold - Highlights | Day 1 | Video

    Sabrina Massialas Wins Women's Fencing Foil Gold - Highlights | Day 1

    Highlights from Day 1 as Sabrina Massialas wins gold for the USA in the Women's Fencing Foil at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Medals:Gold - Sabrina Massialas (USA)Silver - Karin Miyawaki (JPN)Bronze - Huang Ali (CHN)
  • Ivan Ilin Wins Men's Fencing Sabre Gold - Highlights | Day 1 | Video

    Ivan Ilin Wins Men's Fencing Sabre Gold - Highlights | Day 1

    Highlights from Day 1 as Ivan Ilin wins gold for Russia in the Men's Fencing Sabre at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Medals: Gold - Ivan Ilin (RUS) Silver - Kim Dongju (KOR) Bronze - Yan Yinghui (CHN)
  • Patrik Esztergalyos Wins Men's Fencing Gold - Highlights | Day 2 | Video

    Patrik Esztergalyos Wins Men's Fencing Gold - Highlights | Day 2

    Highlights from Day 2 of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Men's Fencing event. Medals:Gold - Patrik Esztergalyos (HUN) Silver - Linus Islas Flygare (SWE)Bronze - Ivan Limarev (RUS) 
  • Mauro Numa fights his way to gold - Fencing - Los Angeles 1984 | Video

    Mauro Numa fights his way to gold - Fencing - Los Angeles 1984

    Italian fencer Mauro Numa had his Olympic debut in Los Angeles 1984. And an impressive debut it was. After winning a close semi-final dispute against fellow Italian Stefano Cerioni by 11 to 9, the final contest would prove to be even tougher.   Numa’s gold medal match was against Matthias Behr from West Germany, Olympic gold medalist during the Montreal 1976. Mauro Numa was behind by four points with less than one minute left, but was still able to catch up, taking the match to the tie-break won by Numa (12-11).   A few days later, Mauro Numa came back to win another Olympic gold medal in the team foil event for Italy.
  • Hungary take gold in men's sabre fencing - highlights | Video

    Hungary take gold in men's sabre fencing - highlights

    London 2012 - Hungary's Aron Szilagyi beat some of the world's best fencers to win his country its first gold medal of the 2012 Olympics. His final opponent, Italian Diego Occhiuzzi, took silver, while Nikolay Kovalev won bronze. Watch the highlights.
  • Ukraine v Germany Épée Fencing final - full replay | Video

    Ukraine v Germany Épée Fencing final - full replay

    London 2012 - watch all the action as Yana Shemyakina of Ukraine and Germany's Britta Heidemann battle for gold honours in the final of the Women's Individual Épée.
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