Britta Heidemann Germany

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

22 Dec 1982

Height

1.8m

Weight

71kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Sport Guides

FENCING

Britta Heidemann 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.

Head to Head

Britta Heidemann vs Corinna Lawrence

Britta Heidemann

Britta Heidemann Germany flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

71kg

Age

31

Corinna Lawrence

Corinna Lawrence Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.68m (5'6")

Weight

63kg

Age

24

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