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Robert Montgomerie

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRobert Cecil Lindsay•Montgomerie
Used nameRobert•Montgomerie
Born15 February 1880 in South Kensington, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died28 April 1939 in Westminster, Greater London, England (GBR)
AffiliationsMcPherson's School of Arms, London (GBR)
NOC(s) Great Britain

Biography

Robert Montgomerie appeared in the five Olympics between 1908 and 1928. He won two silver medals, both in the team foil event, in 1908 and 1912. Montgomerie was the British champion on nine occasions, winning the foil title in 1905, 1908-10, and the épée title in 1905, 1907, 1909, 1912, and 1914. In 1913 he became the first British fencer to win and open épée competition overseas, when he won the Le Touquet competition. Montgomerie represented Great Britain in the contest for the Thompson Trophy against the USA in London in 1923 and New York in 1926. Montgomerie was honorary secretary of the Amateur Fencing Association 1907-27. By profession, he was a barrister, like his father before him.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Individual, Men Olympic 4 Representing Great Britain    
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 2 Silver
1912 Summer Olympics Fencing Foil, Individual, Men Olympic 8 Representing Great Britain    
  Épée, Individual, Men Olympic =4 p3 r3/4
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 2 Silver
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing Foil, Individual, Men Olympic 8 p4 r1/3 Representing Great Britain    
  Foil, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 5
  Épée, Individual, Men Olympic =7 p4 r1/4
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain =7
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing Foil, Individual, Men Olympic 5 p1 r3/5 Representing Great Britain    
  Foil, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 3 p3 r2/4
  Épée, Individual, Men Olympic =8 p6 r1/4
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 4 p1 r2/4
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing Foil, Individual, Men Olympic 6 p4 r1/3 Representing Great Britain    
  Foil, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 3 p4 r1/4