U.S. OUTLOOK: This is America's strongest Olympic team ever. Yale junior Sada Jacobsen should be the first U.S. woman to win a fencing medal, and the men's sabre squad could make the podium for the first time since 1948.
[Gold]Alfredo Rota, Italy
[Silver]Marcel Fischer, Switzerland
[Bronze]Fabrice Jeannet, France
Rota scored the decisive points in Italy's 2000 team win.
The Russians failed to crack the final eight in Sydney.
[Gold]Salvatore Sanzo, Italy
[Silver]Andrea Cassara, Italy
[Bronze]Wu Hanxiong, China
Sanzo could be the fifth Italian since 1976 to win this event.