Giorgio Avola Italy

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

08 May 1989

Height

1.78m

Weight

70kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

FENCING

Giorgio Avola 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 Giorgio Avola

Date Event Won
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Gold Medal Match Won gold
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Semi-finals, Bout 1 Won
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Quarter-finals, Bout 1 Won

Head to Head

Giorgio Avola vs Richard Kruse

Giorgio Avola

Giorgio Avola Italy flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

70kg

Age

24

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

30

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