Silvio Fernandez Venezuela

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

09 Jan 1974

Height

1.93m

Weight

83kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

FENCING

Silvio Fernandez 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.

Appearances for Silvio Fernandez

Date Event Won
1 Aug Men's Individual Epee Quarter-finals, Bout 1
1 Aug Men's Individual Epee Round of 16, Bout 2 Won
1 Aug Men's Individual Epee Round of 32, Bout 3 Won

Head to Head

Silvio Fernandez vs Ruben Limardo

Silvio Fernandez

Silvio Fernandez Venezuela flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

83kg

Age

42

Ruben Limardo

Ruben Limardo Venezuela flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

80kg

Age

31

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