112 years and still no gold for USA men. Defending gold medal sabre champion Aron Szilagyi has retained his title in Rio as he wins Hungary its second fencing gold in Brazil.
Daryl Homer brings home the United States’ second fencing silver medal of these games.
The last American gold medal for a man in fencing came at the 1904 St. Louis Games in the single sticks event, in which combatants belted each other with long wooden sticks. The winner, Albertson van zo Post, prevailed over a field of three, all of them American.