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Benjamin
STEFFEN
Fie ranking
29
SWITZERLAND
Age
36
08.03.1982
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Left

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
20 July 2018 World Championship
Wuxi (CHINA)
7
17 June 2018 Zone Championships
Novi Sad (SERBIA)
38
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Last opponent
Benjamin
STEFFEN
Yuval Shalom
FREILICH
vs
4
66% wins
Rank
29
SUI
2
34% wins
Rank
61
ISR

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
23.11.2018 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
Registered
25.11.2018 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
10.01.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
12.01.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
23.11.2018 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
Registered
25.11.2018 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
10.01.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2018-07-20 World Championship
Wuxi (CHINA)
7
2018-06-17 Zone Championships
Novi Sad (SERBIA)
38
2018-05-11 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
53
2018-03-23 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
61
2018-02-16 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
13
2018-01-25 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
60
2017-12-08 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
51
2017-07-19 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
19
2017-06-13 Zone Championships
Tbilisi (GEORGIA)
18
2017-05-26 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
34
2017-05-12 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
17
2017-03-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
36
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
2018/2019 29 56.00
2017/2018 29 + 26 56.00
2016/2017 55 − 47 31.00
2015/2016 8 + 5 132.00
2014/2015 13 + 42 82.00
2013/2014 55 − 26 33.00
2012/2013 29 + 8 50.00
2011/2012 37 + 4 38.00
2010/2011 41 + 15 38.00
2009/2010 56 − 22 46.00
2008/2009 34 − 5 70.00
2007/2008 29 + 29 88.00
2006/2007 58 − 48 52.00
2005/2006 10 + 22 116.00
2004/2005 32 + 38 62.00
2003/2004 70 − 30 30.00
2002/2003 40 + 17 56.00
2001/2002 57 4.00
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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 Didier Ollagnon [national], FRA
Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Beni, Benji, Bensel (fechtgesellschaftbasel.ch, 2015)
Hobbies Reading, listening to music, sport. (Facebook page, 24 May 2018)
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 received the Challenge Eugene Empeyta Award from the Swiss Fencing Federation in recognition of his results at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (swiss-fencing.ch, 25 Feb 2017)

In 2012 and 2016 he was named Sportsman of the Year in Basel, Switzerland. (bzbasel.ch, 10 Jan 2017, 13 Jan 2013)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (tagblatt.ch, 13 Jun 2017)
Last opponent
Benjamin
STEFFEN
Yuval Shalom
FREILICH
vs
4
66% wins
Rank
29
SUI
2
34% wins
Rank
61
ISR
History
  • Championnats du Monde (Wuxi) 2018-07-20 - CHM - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin FREILICH Yuval Shalom
    15 10
  • Championnats du Monde (Wuxi) 2018-07-20 - CHM - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin FREILICH Yuval Shalom
    4 5
  • Championnats d'Europe (Novi Sad) 2018-06-17 - CHZ - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin FREILICH Yuval Shalom
    4 3
  • Challenge Réseau Ferré de France – trophée Monal (Paris) 2014-05-02 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin FREILICH Yuval Shalom
    5 3
  • Heidenheimer Pokal (Heidenheim) 2014-02-14 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin FREILICH Yuval Shalom
    12 13
  • Glaive de Tallin (Tallin) 2013-03-15 - A - S - E
    STEFFEN Benjamin FREILICH Yuval Shalom
    4 3

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats