Azza Besbes of Tunisia celebrates winning in the Saber Round of 16 in the fencing event held at the Fencing Hall of National Convention Center during day 1 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 9, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
The United States' Dagmara Wozniak, left, competes with Tunisia's Azza Besbes in the women's individual sabre fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
#RIO2016 Tunisia's Ines Boubakri competes against Russia's Aida Shanaeva during the womens individual foil bronze medal bout as part of the fencing event of...
Tunisia's Boubakri competes against France's Guyart during their women's Individual Foil round of 16 fencing competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games. MAX ROSSI/REUTERS
El británico Husayn Rosowsky compitiendo en la ronda de 64 de florte masculino contra Mohamed Samandi en los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres 2012. esgrima, olimpiadas
Ines Boubakri of Tunisia celebrates win
The first olympic medal for Iran, Jafar Salmasi
Jackie Joyner Kersee, born in East St.Louis, winner of six Olympic medals.
London 2012 - Veteran Italian fencer Valentina Vezzali parries Nam Hyun-hee of Korea and earns a bronze medal in the women’s foil individual competition. Vezzali first medaled in this event with a silver at the 1996 Atlanta games, and went on to take gold in 2000, 2004, and 2008. #olympics2012