Alejandra Benitez Venezuela

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

07 Jul 1980

Height

1.62m

Weight

58kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Alejandra Benitez 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 Alejandra Benitez

Date Event Won
1 Aug Women's Individual Sabre Round of 16, Bout 8
1 Aug Women's Individual Sabre Round of 32, Bout 15 Won

Head to Head

Alejandra Benitez vs Louise Bond-Williams

Alejandra Benitez

Alejandra Benitez Venezuela flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.62m (5'4")

Weight

58kg

Age

33

Louise Bond-Williams

Louise Bond-Williams Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

59kg

Age

31

View the London 2012 medallist table