Yannick Borel France

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

05 Nov 1988

Height

1.95m

Weight

94kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

FENCING

Yannick Borel 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.

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France Fencing

Appearances for Yannick Borel

Date Event Won
1 Aug Men's Individual Epee Quarter-finals, Bout 4
1 Aug Men's Individual Epee Round of 16, Bout 8 Won
1 Aug Men's Individual Epee Round of 32, Bout 15 Won

Head to Head

Yannick Borel vs Gauthier Grumier

Yannick Borel

Yannick Borel France flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.95m (6'5")

Weight

94kg

Age

28

Gauthier Grumier

Gauthier Grumier France flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

Height

1.88m (6'2")

Weight

82kg

Age

32

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