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Medal record
Men's fencing
Olympic Games
Competitor for the Unified Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona Sabre Team
Maccabiah Games
Competitor for  Ukraine
Silver 2001 Israel Individual Sabre
Gold 2005 Israel Individual Sabre
Gold 2005 Israel Team Sabre

Vadim Gutzeit (also Vadym Guttsayt or Vadym Markovich Hutsayt; Ukrainian: Вадим Маркович Гутцайт; born October 6, 1971 in Kiev) is an Ukrainian Olympic sabre fencer.

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Fencing career

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World Championships

Gutzeit finished 3rd in the individual sabre competition at the 1991 World Championships, and helped the Unified team finish 2nd.

He finished in 11th place at the 1999 World Championships.

Olympics

Gutzeit has participated in three Olympiads.

In 1992, he competed for the Unified Team (former Soviet Union) at the Barcelona Games and won a gold medal in the team sabre competition.

At the 1996 Atlanta Games, Gutzeit finished 6th in the individual sabre competition for Ukraine.[1]

Entering the 2000 Olympics, Gutzeit was the No. 15 ranked sabre fencer in the world.

Gutzeit fenced for Ukraine at the 2000 Sydney Games. He entered the individual sabre competition as the No. 13 seed, and was eliminated from the competition after losing in the 3rd round to Domonkos Ferjancsik of Hungary, 10-15. In the team competition, Ukraine lost to France in the quarterfinals (31-45), but then defeated Italy (45-29) in the consolation semifinals before losing to Hungary (43-45) to finish 6th overall.

Maccabiah Games

At the 2001 Maccabiah Games, Gutzeit, who is Jewish, won the silver medal in the individual sabre, losing the gold medal match to Olympian Sergei Charikov of Russia.

He won the gold medal at the 2005 Maccabiah Games, over Sergei Charikov of Russia, as the Ukrainian team also won the team sabre gold medal.[2]

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