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Fencing has been a sport in the Olympics since the beginning of the Modern Olympics, which began in 1896. Fencing is one of only 4 sports to stay in the Olympics for the entire time.

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When was fencing introduced in the Olympics?

Fencing has been a part of the Modern Olympics since the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896.


How long has fencing been an Olympic sport?

Fencing was in the first Modern Olympics in 1896.


Is fencing in the winter Olympics?

No. Fencing is in the Summer Olympics.


What are the fencing rules in the Olympics?

The fencing rules in the Olympics do not differ from the rules of normal fencing.


How long has fencing been in the Olympics?

fencing has been in the Olympics from 1928


How did fencing come into the Olympics?

Since the first Olympic games fencing has been part of the Olympics. (first "modern" games in 1896.) It was chosen by Olympic creators and has remained as one of four sports to remain in the Olympics every year since. For more information please see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Summer_Olympics#Fencing


What type of sword is used in Olympics fencing?

There are three types of sword used in fencing, and all three are used in Olympic fencing. The types are: Sabre Epee Foil


What was the first official sport in the Olympics?

In the Ancient Olympics, the first event was a foot race of about 200 meters. In the Modern Olympics, the first events were athletics, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, shooting, swimming, tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling.


Do they still play fencing in modern day Olympics?

yes fencing is big in the omlimpics it has been since in the Olympics of 1896(the first one) all weapons are in (foil Sabre and epee)


Did they have fencing in the Ancient Olympics?

No they did not have fencing in the ancient Olympis because fencing is a modorn sport or art.


What sport did athletes compete in at the very first Olympics?

The first events in the modern Olympics were Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.


When was women's fencing introduced to the Olympics?

Women's fencing was introduced to the Olympics in 1924, with the addition of the Individual Women's Foil event.


When was fencing introduced into the Olympics?

Fencing is one of only four sports that has been in every Modern Olympics since their beginning.


What major event is fencing in?

Fencing is a major event in the summer Olympics as well as the world fencing championship.


What event did women participate in for the first time in summer Olympics 2004?

Wrestling and Sabre (fencing).


Who is the Hometown Hopeful for the US Fencing Team?

The US hometown fencing hopeful for the 2008 Olympics was Mariel Zagunis for the Women's Sabre competition. She ended up getting first.


What sports where in the first Olympics?

cycling, fencing, gymnastics, shooting, swimming, tennis, weightlifting, wrestling, and athletics


Who was the first British woman to win a fencing medal at the Olympics?

Gladys Davis won a silver medal at the 1924 Olympics in the Individual Women's Foil event.


What do people use in fencing Olympics?

Three weapons are used in Olympic Fencing, the foil, sabre and épée. Athletes also use protective clothing. All the details are shown on the related link.


How young can you be to compete in the Olympics for fencing?

21


Did India participate in fencing in any of the Olympics?

No.


Is fencing in the Olympics?

Yes, fencing has been contested at every modern Olympic Games since 1896.


How many Australian athletes have competed in fencing at the Olympics?

Australia has never had an athlete compete in an Olympic fencing event.


What country is fencing played at?

The summer Olympics allows fencing to be played around the world but is mainly a European sport.


Is fencing a winter sport?

Fencing is not an Winter Olympic sport. A sport can only be classified as Winter Olympics if it involves snow or ice of some sport. Fencing has neither. Fencing is a Summer Olympic Sport.