Richard Kruse Great Britain & N. Ireland

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

30 Jul 1983

Height

1.9m

Weight

85kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

FENCING

Japan's Chida Kenta and Andrea Cassara of Italy Italy triumph in men's team foil

Italy claim gold as they beat Japan in the final of the men's team fencing foil, after they survive a scare against GB.

5 Aug 12

Andrea Baldini GB lose in men's foil to Italy

Men's Team Foil

5 Aug 12

The Great Britain fencing team almost stun the World number one Italy in a thrilling quarter-final encounter in the men's team foil at the Excel Arena.

Lei Sheng China's Sheng wins gold in foil

China's Sheng Lei wins gold in the men's individual foil by defeating Egypt's Alaaeldin Abouelkassem 15-13 at ExCeL.

Richard Kruse hugs his coach at the Olympic test event Kruse grabs last-gasp Games place

Team GB

24 Mar 12

Richard Kruse becomes the first British fencer to qualify for London 2012 with victory at an event in Copenhagen.

Appearances for Richard Kruse

Date Event Won
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Placement 5-6
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Classification 5-8 Won
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Quarter-finals, Bout 1
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Round of 16, Bout 2 Won
31 Jul Men's Individual Foil Round of 32, Bout 10

Head to Head

Richard Kruse vs Husayn Rosowsky

Richard Kruse

Richard Kruse Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.9m (6'3")

Weight

85kg

Age

33

Husayn Rosowsky

Husayn Rosowsky Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

76kg

Age

25

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