Vilém Goppold z Lobsdorfu, Sr.

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVilém Ladislav Jan•Goppold z Lobsdorfu, Sr.
Used nameVilém•Goppold z Lobsdorfu, Sr.
Born25 May 1869 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
Died15 June 1943 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
NOC Bohemia

Biography

Vilém Goppold z Lobsdorfu, Sr. competed for Bohemia in fencing at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics. He was a member of CSK Riegel. He was Bohemian champion with the sabre in 1909-10 and 1913. At the nationals he was also second in the foil in 1911-12 and with the sabre in 1911. Two of his sons, Vilém, Jr. and Karel, also fenced for Bohemia at the 1912 Olympics. He and Vilém, Jr. were later estranged after the son settled in Germany, took the name Wilhelm, and helped the Germans during World War II.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Fencing BOH Vilém Goppold z Lobsdorfu, Sr.
Foil, Individual, Open (Olympic (non-medal)) AC
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 p3 r2/4
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Bohemia =5
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Bohemia 3 Bronze
1912 Summer Olympics Fencing BOH Vilém Goppold z Lobsdorfu, Sr.
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) DNS
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Bohemia =7
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) DNS
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Bohemia 4

Olympic family relations