• Matteo Tagliariol, Italy
• Jerome Jeannet, France
• Seth Kelsey, U.S.
Air Force Academy grad Kelsey had big win at recent Pan Ams.
Champs in 1996 and 2000, Italy failed to qualify in '04.
• Peter Joppich, Germany
• Salvatore Sanzo, Italy
• Andrea Baldini, Italy
Joppich is ranked below Baldini but has three world titles.
• Luigi Tarantino, Italy
• Stanislav Pozdnyakov, Russia
• Nicolas Limbach, Germany
Brooklyn's Keeth Smart could earn a medal.
U.S. men missed bronze in Athens by a single touch.
• Li Na, China
• Britta Heidemann, Germany
• Ana Branza, Romania
China's 1984 champ, Luan Jujie, now fences for Canada.
• Valentina Vezzali, Italy
• Nam Hyun Hee, South Korea
• Giovanna Trillini, Italy
U.S.'s Emily Cross, world junior champ, is a medal threat.
Italy has world's three top-ranked foil fencers.