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2008 Summer Olympic Games Preview – Fencing July 24, 2008

Posted by sallehon in Uncategorized.

From The Sports Network

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Fencing has the prized distinction of being an original event at the first modern Olympics in Athens back in 1896, and the sport has been a staple at the Summer Games ever since.

Fencing was a competition for men only until 1924, when women’s fencing events were added for the Paris Games.

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