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Romi Weiß-Scherberger

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameRosemarie "Romi"•Weiß-Scherberger
Used nameRomi•Weiß-Scherberger
Born19 July 1935 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died20 July 2016 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements167 cm / 54 kg
AffiliationsFT 1844, Freiburg im Breisgau (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany

Biography

Foil fencer Romi Weiß-Scherberger won the bronze medal with the German foil team at the 1959 Worlds under her maiden name Weiß. At the 1960 Roma Olympics she came fourth with the team, and was eliminated in the first round of the individual event. Two years later she won her single West German national title in the individual foil.

At the 1964 Tokyo Games she then won a bronze medal with the foil team and reached the second round of the individual event, this time under her married name Scherberger. The same year she was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest German sports award.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Fencing GER FRG Romy Weiß
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) 4 p3 r1/4
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 4
1964 Summer Olympics Fencing GER FRG Romy Scherberger
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) 5 p4 r2/4
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 3 Bronze

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