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Claude Arabo

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameClaude Henri Ferdinand Dalmas•Arabo
Used nameClaude•Arabo
Born3 October 1937 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes (FRA)
Died3 July 2013 in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Alpes-Maritimes (FRA)
Measurements178 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsOGC Nice, Nice (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Claude Arabo fenced sabre and was a five-time French champion from 1960-65. His first major podium appearance was at the 1958 World Juniors. He also won four bronze medals with the sabre at the World Championships, in the 1962 individual and in the team event from 1965-67, in addition to his silver medal in individual sabre at the 1964 Olympics. After his sporting career ended, he worked as a physiotherapist on the Côte d’Azur.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Claude Arabo
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) France =5
1964 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Claude Arabo
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) France 4
1968 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Claude Arabo
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) =9
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) France 4

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