From the 2012 Olympics. Click for bigger.
It does indeed very much look like they’ve gone for it together.
I hope that you will excuse the waffle, but it does call to mind a comment of Sir William Hope’s c. 1691:
…whoever will be but at the Trouble to visit the Fencing-schools, shall scarcely see one Assault of ten, made either by Artists against Artists, or Artists against Ignorants, but what is so Composed and made up of Contre-temps*, that one would think the greatest Art they learn, and aime at, is to strive who shall Contre-temps oftnest…
* A simultaneous thrust.
Weapons are Epee’s, it is the only fencing weapon that simultaneous touch is allowed.
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