His international career began in 1996 when he became European Junior Champion in the individual competition. In 1999 he won bronze at the European championships and silver at the world championships with the team . At the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000, Fiedler reached fifth place with the German team. In 2001 he won silver with the team at the European championship , in 2003 he received the team silver medal at the world championship .
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Sven Schmid , Daniel Strigel and Jörg Fiedler managed to win the bronze medal and thus the only medal win for German epee fencers since team gold in 1992. In 2005, the three fencers together with Martin Schmitt took second place at the world championships .
In 2012 he won bronze in the epee singles at the European Championships in Legnano , and at the Olympic Games in London Fiedler took eighth place in the singles. At the European Championships in Zagreb in 2013 he was again European champion.
Jörg Fiedler learned the fencing trade at the Fechtclub Leipzig , switched to the Fecht-Club Tauberbischofsheim in the 90s . In December 2010 he returned to his home club, the Fechtclub Leipzig .
After unsuccessfully qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics , Fiedler announced his retirement as an active fencer in May 2016. In the future he will work as a junior trainer at the federal junior training center in Leipzig.
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|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German fencer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 21, 1978|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Leipzig , GDR|