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Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing  

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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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Gerek Meinhardt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Gerek Meinhardt age 26

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Julie Cloutier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Julie Cloutier age 30

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Mariel Zagunis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Dorina Vaccaroni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Dorina Vaccaroni age 52

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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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Anya Fichtel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Anya Fichtel age 48

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Jerzy Pawłowski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Jerzy Pawłowski Died at 73 (1932-2005)

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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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Jason Rogers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Jason Rogers age 33

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James Leighman Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Hanna Thompson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Elisa Di Francisca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Elisa Di Francisca age 34

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Nedo Nadi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Nedo Nadi Died at 46 (1894-1940)

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Jean-François Lamour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Jean-François Lamour age 61

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Giovanna Trillini is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Giuseppe Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Giuseppe Mangiarotti Died at 87 (1883-1970)

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Aldo Montano is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Aldo Montano age 38

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Rebecca Ward is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Rebecca Ward age 27

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Seth "Weston" Kelsey age 34

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Sada Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sada Jacobson age 34

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Keeth Smart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Keeth Smart age 38

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

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Margherita Granbassi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Britta Heidemann is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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

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Rudolf Kárpáti is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Rudolf Kárpáti Died at 79 (1920-1999)

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Ilona Elek is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Ilona Elek Died at 81 (1907-1988)

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Viktor Krovopuskov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Viktor Krovopuskov age 68

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Győző Kulcsár is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Győző Kulcsár age 76

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Philippe Riboud is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Philippe Riboud age 60

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Laura Flessel-Colovic is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
VeryCloseTalking added Laura Flessel-Colovic age 45

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Erinn Smart is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Erinn Smart age 37

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Dario Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Dario Mangiarotti Died at 95 (1915-2010)

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Olga Kharlan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Olga Kharlan age 26

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Diego Confalonieri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Edoardo Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Edoardo Mangiarotti Died at 93 (1919-2012)

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Christian d'Oriola is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Christian d'Oriola Died at 79 (1928-2007)

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Elena Novikova-Belova is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Elena Novikova-Belova age 69

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Lucien Gaudin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Lucien Gaudin Died at 48 (1886-1934)

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

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

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

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Diego Occhiuzzi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Diego Occhiuzzi age 35

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Alexandr Romankov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
Sparwasser added Alexandr Romankov age 64

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Matteo Tagliariol is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing

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Brice Guyart is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Fencing
VeryCloseTalking added Brice Guyart age 36