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André Verhalle

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAndré Paul Joseph•Verhalle
Used nameAndré•Verhalle
Born24 February 1924 in Gits (BEL)
Died28 February 2008
Measurements173 cm / 72 kg
NOC Belgium

Biography

André Verhalle competed in three Olympics (1952-1960), but also attended four Games (1968-1980) as the coach of the Belgian fencing team. In his active career, he won six national titles and nine national military titles, 13 in foil, 1 in épée and 1 in sabre. He participated in various world championships, but never achieved a medal ranking. His most important international title was the 1957 military world title in foil fencing; 7 years later he became a World Champion in the masters division.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Fencing BEL André Verhalle
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4 p1 r3/4
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium =5
1956 Summer Olympics Fencing BEL André Verhalle
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5 p1 r2/3
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium 3 p1 r1/3
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium DNS
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) DNS
1960 Summer Olympics Fencing BEL André Verhalle
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6 p1r3/5
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium =9
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium DNS
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium DNS