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Siegfried Lerdon

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSiegfried Walter Fritz•Lerdon
Used nameSiegfried•Lerdon
Born8 August 1905 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Died1 October 1964 in Bischofsheim in der Rhön, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsFC Hermannia, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Fencer Siegfried Lerdon won a bronze medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics with the foil team. With the epée team he came fourth and in the individual epée was eliminated in the semi-finals. In 1935 he won a bronze with the epée team at the World Championships, and in 1938-39 and 1942 Lerdon was the German epée champion. His home club HC Hermannia Frankfurt won the German epée team championships from 1923-32, 1935, 1937-38 and again twice in the 1950s. The exact team squads are not known. In 1951 he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Siegfried Lerdon
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) =7 p2 r3/4
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 4

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