Benedikt Wagner Germany

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

14 Jun 1990

Height

1.91m

Weight

90kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

FENCING

Benedikt Wagner competed in FENCING

Did you know?

  • Three types of weapon are used in Olympic fencing - the foil, epee and sabre.
  • Point scoring varies from weapon to weapon but all 10 fencing competitions use a knock-out format.
  • Individual fencing bouts last for three rounds of three minutes each, or until one fencer has scored 15 hits against their opponent.
  • In the team events, teams of three fencers compete against their opponents over a series of nine bouts, with the aim of accumulating a maximum of 45 hits.
  • Between 1932 and 1960, Hungarian fencer Aladar Gerevich won a phenomenal six consecutive gold medals - a feat no other Olympian has managed.

Related pages

Germany Fencing

Appearances for Benedikt Wagner

Date Event Won
3 Aug Men's Team Sabre Classification 5-8 Won
3 Aug Men's Team Sabre Quarter-finals, Bout 3
29 Jul Men's Individual Sabre Round of 16, Bout 1
29 Jul Men's Individual Sabre Round of 32, Bout 2 Won

Head to Head

Benedikt Wagner vs Nicolas Limbach

Benedikt Wagner

Benedikt Wagner Germany flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.91m (6'3")

Weight

90kg

Age

26

Nicolas Limbach

Nicolas Limbach Germany flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

6

Height

1.95m (6'5")

Weight

91kg

Age

30

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