Gustav Casmir

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games
Full nameOscar Gustav•Casmir
Used nameGustav•Casmir
Born5 November 1872 in Mikołajki, Warmińsko-Mazurskie (POL)
Died2 November 1910 in Fichtenau, Schöneiche bei Berlin, Brandenburg (GER)
AffiliationsBerliner Fecht-Club, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals IG
Gold 2
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 4


German fencer Gustav Casmir, uncle of later Olympic fencer Erwin Casmir and granduncle of Erwin’s son Norman Casmir, participated in the 1904 St. Louis and the 1906 Athina Olympics. In St. Louis he twice finished an unfortunate fourth, in the individual foil and the individual epée, as the only German fencer in fencing competitions. In Athina he won two silver and two gold medals in foil and sabre, also placing fifth with the German epée team.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Gustav Casmir
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4
1906 Intercalated Games Fencing GER Gustav Casmir
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany =5
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Sabre, Individual, Three Hits, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold

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