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Fritz Jack

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFriedrich Johann Baptist "Fritz"•Jack
Used nameFritz•Jack
Born24 December 1879 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (GER)
Died6 April 1966 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hessen (GER)
AffiliationsFC Hermannia, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
NOC Germany


Fritz Jack, German épée champion in 1913 and 1920, participated in three Olympic Games – 1908 in London, 1912 in Stockholm and 1928 in Amsterdam. In London, he had limited success with the individual épée and the individual sabre, and also competed with the German sabre team. In Stockholm he qualified for the semifinals with the German sabre team and in 1928 he was a German fencing delegation member and participated in both épée events, individually and with the team. In 1936 he returned to the Olympics as an international fencing referee.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Fritz Jack
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) =6 p2 r1/4
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5 p2 r2/4
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany =5
1912 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Fritz Jack
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany =7
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Fritz Jack
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 9 p3 r2/4
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 4 p2 r2/4