ⓘ José Luis Abajo


ⓘ Jose Luis Abajo

Jose Luis Abajo Gomez nicknamed Pirri is a Spanish epee fencer.

Abajo won the silver medal in the epee team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships after losing against France in the final. He accomplished this with his teammates Ignacio Canto, Juan Castañeda and Eduardo Sepulveda Puerto.

He won the bronze medal in the Epee competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, defeating Hungarian Gabor Boczko. Being this the first Olympic medal won by Spain in fencing, and becoming the Olympic medal number 100 99 according to the IOC in the history of Spain, regarding Winter and Summer Olympics.

In 2013 he was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the International Fencing Federation.


1. Record Against Selected Opponents

Includes results from all competitions 2006–present and athletes who have reached the quarterfinals at the World Championships or Olympic Games, plus those who have medaled in major team competitions.