Fencing Video of The Day: Wicked Counter-Parry by Nazlymov (USSR) Vs. Montano (ITA) in Gold Medal Team Match at 1976 Montreal Olympics

Vladamir Nazlymov (USSR) on the left takes a counter-parry against Montano (ITA) on right during the Gold medal team match of the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada.

Historical Notes:
* Nazlymov won the Bronze medal in the individual at that Olympics and the USSR would capture team gold.  

* The USSR swept the individual medals at that Olympics.  

* The fencing was non-electric and you could flech (aka cross your feet)

2 thoughts on “Fencing Video of The Day: Wicked Counter-Parry by Nazlymov (USSR) Vs. Montano (ITA) in Gold Medal Team Match at 1976 Montreal Olympics

  1. Sabre fencing lost a lot great moments like this when it went electric. Bring back the golden age of steam I say!

  2. Whaaaat? James Williams takes a similar counter-parry all the time, as do a lot of other fencers.

    See, James? You’re missed already.

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