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List of the best fencing Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous fencing event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic fencing Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest fencing Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best fencing athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

This list includes Mariel Zagunis, Valentina Vezzali and more athletes.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic fencing athletes?" and "Who is the best fencing competitor of all time?"

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Tim Morehouse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Tim Morehouse age 38

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Valentina Vezzali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Julie Cloutier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Julie Cloutier age 30

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Mariel Zagunis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Dorina Vaccaroni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Dorina Vaccaroni age 52

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Gerek Meinhardt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Gerek Meinhardt age 26

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Kelley Hurley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Kelley Hurley age 29

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Jerzy Pawłowski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Jerzy Pawłowski Died at 73 (1932-2005)

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Anya Fichtel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Anya Fichtel age 48

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Sabine Bau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Sabine Bau age 47

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Emily Cross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Emily Cross age 30

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Giovanna Trillini is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Aldo Montano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Aldo Montano age 38

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Ilona Elek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Ilona Elek Died at 81 (1907-1988)

The Best Olympic Athletes in Diving

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Jason Rogers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Jason Rogers age 33

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Giuseppe Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Giuseppe Mangiarotti Died at 87 (1883-1970)

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Rebecca Ward is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Rebecca Ward age 27

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Elisa Di Francisca is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Elisa Di Francisca age 34

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Rudolf Kárpáti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Rudolf Kárpáti Died at 79 (1920-1999)

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Viktor Krovopuskov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Viktor Krovopuskov age 68

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Philippe Riboud is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Philippe Riboud age 60

The Best Athletes of All Time

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Győző Kulcsár is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Győző Kulcsár age 76

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James Leighman Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Erinn Smart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Erinn Smart age 37

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Hanna Thompson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Sada Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sada Jacobson age 34

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Seth
Seth "Weston" Kelsey age 34

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Benjamin Kleibrink is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

Evolution of Female Pro Wrestlers

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Dario Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Dario Mangiarotti Died at 95 (1915-2010)

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Keeth Smart is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Keeth Smart age 38

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Margherita Granbassi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Salvatore Sanzo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Britta Heidemann is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Nedo Nadi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Nedo Nadi Died at 46 (1894-1940)

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Edoardo Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Edoardo Mangiarotti Died at 93 (1919-2012)

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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Christian d'Oriola is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Christian d'Oriola Died at 79 (1928-2007)

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Lucien Gaudin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Lucien Gaudin Died at 48 (1886-1934)

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Laura Flessel-Colovic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
VeryCloseTalking added Laura Flessel-Colovic age 45

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Jean-François Lamour is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Jean-François Lamour age 61

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Diego Confalonieri is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Alexandr Romankov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Alexandr Romankov age 64

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Olga Kharlan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Olga Kharlan age 26

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

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Philippe Beaudry is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Philippe Beaudry age 30

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Fabrice Jeannet is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Sherraine MacKay is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Robert Andrzejuk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Matteo Tagliariol is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Elena Novikova-Belova is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Elena Novikova-Belova age 69

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Brice Guyart is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
VeryCloseTalking added Brice Guyart age 36

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Boris Sanson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Boris Sanson age 36