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Benjamin
STEFFEN
Fie ranking
10
SWITZERLAND
Age
35
08.03.1982
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Left

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
17 February 2017 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
36
26 January 2017 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
34
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Last opponent
Benjamin
STEFFEN
Alessandro
TACCANI
vs
3
60% wins
Rank
10
SUI
2
40% wins
Rank
98
ARG

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
24.03.2017 WESTEND Grand Prix Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
Registered
12.05.2017 Challenge SNCF Réseau World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
14.05.2017 Challenge SNCF Réseau World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
14.05.2017 Tournoi satellite Satellite
San-Jose (COSTA RICA)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
24.03.2017 WESTEND Grand Prix Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
Registered
12.05.2017 Challenge SNCF Réseau World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
14.05.2017 Challenge SNCF Réseau World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2017-02-17 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
36
2017-01-26 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
34
2016-12-09 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
36
2016-10-28 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
34
2016-08-09 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
4
2016-06-21 Zone Championships
TORUN (POLAND)
62
2016-05-20 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
12
2016-04-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
2
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
29
2016-02-12 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
44
2016-01-21 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
120
2015-12-04 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
21
2015-11-13 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
8
2015-10-23 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
11
2015-07-14 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
21
2015-06-07 Zone Championships
Montreux (SWITZERLAND)
21
2015-05-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
21
2015-05-01 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
21
2015-03-20 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
3
2015-02-13 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
23
2015-01-22 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
29
2014-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
10
2014-11-14 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
22
2014-10-24 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
6
2014-10-04 Satellite
Genève (SWITZERLAND)
24
2014-07-17 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
32
2014-06-07 Zone Championships
Strasbourg (FRANCE)
58
2014-05-23 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
24
2014-05-10 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
58
2014-05-02 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
42
2014-03-22 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
40
2014-02-21 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
53
2014-02-14 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
52
2014-01-24 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
15
2014-01-16 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
78
2013-08-06 World Championship
Budapest (HUNGARY)
43
2013-06-16 Zone Championships
Zagreb (CROATIA)
6
2013-05-24 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
50
2013-05-11 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
93
2013-05-03 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
24
2013-03-23 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
24
2013-03-15 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
41
2013-02-15 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
13
2013-01-25 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
25
2012-06-15 Zone Championships
Legnano (ITALY)
35
2012-06-02 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
8
2012-05-12 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
31
2012-04-27 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
32
2012-03-02 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
61
2012-02-10 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
120
2012-01-27 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
52
2011-10-09 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
39
2011-07-14 Zone Championships
Sheffield (GREAT BRITAIN)
19
2011-06-17 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
57
2011-06-04 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
44
2011-05-14 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
113
2011-04-29 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
53
2011-03-18 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
192
2011-03-04 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
7
2011-02-11 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
31
2011-01-14 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
59
2010-11-05 World Championship
Paris (FRANCE)
99
2010-07-16 Zone Championships
Leipzig (GERMANY)
25
2010-05-22 World Cup
Sydney (AUSTRALIA)
10
2010-05-07 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
37
2010-03-26 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
12
2010-03-05 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
121
2010-02-27 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
16
2010-02-06 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
6
2010-01-29 Grand Prix
Legnano (ITALY)
59
2010-01-22 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
81
2009-10-01 World Championship
Antalya (TURKEY)
101
2009-07-13 Zone Championships
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
57
2009-06-12 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
31
2009-05-09 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
8
2009-03-27 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
70
2009-03-06 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
16
2009-02-28 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
20
2009-02-07 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
3
2009-01-30 Grand Prix
Legnano (ITALY)
154
2009-01-23 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
36
2009-01-16 Grand Prix
Koweit City (KUWAIT)
41
2008-07-04 Zone Championships
Kiev (UKRAINE)
52
2008-05-30 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
31
2008-05-10 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
41
2008-03-28 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
23
2008-03-07 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
3
2008-03-01 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
21
2008-02-16 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
11
2008-02-09 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
34
2008-02-01 Grand Prix
Legnano (ITALY)
21
2008-01-25 Grand Prix
Koweit City (KUWAIT)
47
2008-01-18 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
14
2008-01-12 World Cup
Kish Island (IRAN)
24
2007-10-02 World Championship
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
63
2007-07-02 Zone Championships
Gand (BELGIUM)
31
2007-06-15 World Cup
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
13
2007-06-08 World Cup
Caguas (PUERTO RICO)
2
2007-06-01 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
38
2007-05-11 Grand Prix
Paris (FRANCE)
65
2006-06-16 Grand Prix
Carolina (PUERTO RICO)
11
2006-06-03 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
3
2006-05-05 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
9
2006-04-28 Grand Prix
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
11
2006-03-10 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
2
2006-03-04 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
34
2006-02-10 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
57
2006-01-27 Grand Prix
Koweit City (KUWAIT)
24
2005-10-08 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
22
2005-06-04 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
37
2005-05-21 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
33
2005-05-06 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
3
2005-04-29 Grand Prix
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
91
2005-03-18 Grand Prix
Paris (FRANCE)
8
2005-03-11 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
72
2005-03-05 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
72
2004-05-08 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
59
2004-04-30 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
40
2004-03-27 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
24
2004-03-19 Grand Prix
Vancouver (CANADA)
39
2004-03-06 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
14
2004-02-21 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
39
2004-02-14 World Cup
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
25
2004-02-07 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
60
2004-01-31 Grand Prix
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
50
2004-01-24 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
31
2004-01-10 Non official
Doha (QATAR)
21
2003-12-05 Non official
Koweit City (KUWAIT)
21
2003-10-05 World Championship
La Havane (CUBA)
102
2003-07-18 World Cup
Sydney (AUSTRALIA)
24
2003-06-14 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
5
2003-05-24 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
10
2003-05-17 World Cup
Innsbruck (AUSTRIA)
61
2003-05-10 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
29
2003-05-02 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
56
2003-04-26 Grand Prix
Tunis (TUNISIA)
13
2003-03-15 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
45
2003-02-22 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
8
2003-02-01 Grand Prix
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
51
2002-08-20 World Championship
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
58
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2016/2017 10 − 2 115.0
2015/2016 8 + 5 132.0
2014/2015 13 + 42 82.0
2013/2014 55 − 26 33.0
2012/2013 29 + 8 50.0
2011/2012 37 + 4 38.0
2010/2011 41 + 15 38.0
2009/2010 56 − 22 46.0
2008/2009 34 − 5 70.0
2007/2008 29 + 29 88.0
2006/2007 58 − 48 52.0
2005/2006 10 + 22 116.0
2004/2005 32 + 38 62.0
2003/2004 70 − 30 30.0
2002/2003 40 + 17 56.0
2001/2002 57 4.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Residence Basel, SUI
Occupation Athlete, Teacher
Languages English, German
Higher education Physical Education - University of Basel: Switzerland

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 1989.
Why this sport? His brother started fencing and got him involved in the sport.
Club / Team Fechtgesellschaft Basel: Switzerland
Name of coach Manfred Beckmann [club]; Gianni Muzio [national], ITA
Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Beni, Benji, Bensel (fechtgesellschaftbasel.ch, 2015)
Hobbies Reading, listening to music, sport. (Facebook page, 24 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career Coach Manfred Beckmann. (fencingeuro2015.com, 10 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol Swiss ice hockey player Renato Tosio, Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka, US boxer Muhammad Ali, US basketball player Michael Jordan. (benisteffen.ch, 2014)
Injuries In August 2005 he tore both cruciate ligaments and the lateral ligament in his left knee. He was unable to compete for eight months. (benisteffen.ch, 2012)
Awards and honours He was named one of the 2012 Sportsmen of the Year in Basel, Switzerland. (kostsport.ch, 13 Jan 2013)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Instagram profile, 31 Mar 2016)
Last opponent
Benjamin
STEFFEN
Alessandro
TACCANI
vs
3
60% wins
Rank
10
SUI
2
40% wins
Rank
98
ARG
History
  • Coupe du Monde (Vancouver) 2017-02-17 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin TACCANI Alessandro
    11 15
  • Glaive de Tallin (Tallin) 2015-11-13 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin TACCANI Alessandro
    3 5
  • Coupe du Monde (Vancouver) 2015-02-13 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin TACCANI Alessandro
    4 2
  • Glaive de Tallin (Tallin) 2014-11-14 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin TACCANI Alessandro
    5 1
  • Jockey Club Argentino (Buenos Aires) 2014-05-23 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin TACCANI Alessandro
    5 2

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats