Peter Joppich Germany
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

21 Dec 1982

Height

1.76m

Weight

68kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

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FENCING

Biography

Competed in: FENCINGFencing

A multiple world champion, Joppich took up fencing as a five year old after watching the 1988 Olympics

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Peter Joppich 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.

Head to Head

Peter Joppich vs Husayn Rosowsky

Peter Joppich

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.76m (5'9")

Weight

68kg

Age

31

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

23

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