The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are being held Friday, Jul 23, 2021 – Sunday, Aug 8, 2021. The games were postponed by 1 year due to COVID-19, but their official name remains the same, referencing the year they were supposed to be held.
As we get closer to the date, Fencing.net will expand coverage here. We will have press on the ground in person covering the events for the duration of the Games. We’ll continue to update this page with more information as we get closer.
Fencing in the Olympics
Fencing has a long history in the Olympic Games. Below is a quick reference on the history and modern topics.
Tokyo 2020 Fencing Competition Schedule
|Live Event (JPN)||NBC Stream (USA)||Men’s Event||Women’s Event|
|Sat, July 24||July 23 @ 5pm PDT||Saber||Epee|
|Sun, July 25||July 24 @ 5pm PDT||Epee||Foil|
|Mon, July 26||July 25 @ 5pm PDT||Foil||Saber|
|Tues, July 27||July 26 @ 5pm PDT||Epee Team|
|Weds, July 28||July 27 @ 6pm PDT||Saber Team|
|Thurs, July 20||July 28 @ 5pm PDT||Foil Team|
|Fri, July 30||July 29 @ 6pm PDT||Epee Team|
|Sat, July 31||July 30 @ 6pm PDT||Saber Team|
|Sun, August 1||July 31 @ 5pm PDT||Foil Team|
Makuhari Messe – Fencing Venue
Makuhari Messe is one of Japan’s largest convention centers at about 855,000 square feet and will also be playing host to taekwondo, karate, and wrestling in the 2020 Games.