|of these articles treats the weapon named swords. For further terms of this name, see sword (term clarifying).|
with a sword (eastFrench degue = long Dolch of the Middle Ages) concerns it blow - and pass weapon with a long,narrow, flexible and straight blade. It developed around 1500 from the sword of the knights, and was not only with the military, but also with rich citizens and noble ones far spread. Besides it was used from the outset for fencing.
Since beginning of the 19. Century swords were only carried by the officers and the heavy Kavallerie (Pallasch). Also today there are still appropriate swords in different armies , military academies and dress uniforms.
The sword fencing is today a discipline of the sport fencing. Here can differently than into thatother branches of service (Florett, sword) the whole body to be met. The blade is also here with grasp 110 cm long, whereby grasp and bell between 18 and 20 cm take. The entire weapon weighs at the most 770 G. The sword cable is 2x three pole andthereby more than the Florettkabel has a pole.
Apart from the sport fencing the stage fencing becomes ever more popular.
to 1900: Ramón Fonst & Albert Ayat (Fechtmeister) & Albert Ayat (open class) | 1904: Ramón Fonst | 1908: Gas clay/tone Alibert | 1912: Paul Anspach | 1920: Arm and measure pool of broadcasting corporations | 1924: Charles Delporte | 1928: Lucien gau DIN | 1932: Gian Carlo Cornaggia Medici | 1936: Franco Riccardi | 1948: Luigi CAN clay/tone | 1952: Edoardo Mangiarotti | 1956: Carlo Pavesi | 1960: Giuseppe Delfino | 1964: Grigori Kriss | 1968: Gyözö Kulcsár | 1972: Csaba Fenyvesi | 1976: Alexander Pusch | 1980: Johan Harmenberg | 1984: Philippe Boisse | 1988: Arnd Schmitt | 1992: Eric Srecki | 1996: Alexander Beketow | 2000: Pawel Kolobkow | 2004: Marcel Fischer