Andre Wessels Germany

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

21 Oct 1981

Height

1.92m

Weight

92kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Sport Guides

FENCING

Andre Wessels 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 Andre Wessels

Date Event Won
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Bronze Medal Match Won bronze
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Semi-finals, Bout 2
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Quarter-finals, Bout 3 Won

Head to Head

Andre Wessels vs James Davis

Andre Wessels

Andre Wessels Germany flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.92m (6'4")

Weight

92kg

Age

32

James Davis

James Davis Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

100kg

Age

22

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