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Bino Bini

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBino•Bini
Used nameBino•Bini
Born23 January 1900 in Livorno, Livorno (ITA)
Died5 April 1974 in Livorno, Livorno (ITA)
AffiliationsC. S. Fides, Livorno (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Bino Bini appeared at two Olympics. In 1924 at Paris, he competed in the preliminary heats of the sabre team event. Bini did not compete in the final pool, in which Italy took the gold after a close victory over Hungary. He had also entered the individual final but withdrew with the other Italians after Oreste Puliti was disqualified for insulting the Hungarian judge Kovacs after he made a ruling that cost Italy a victory. Bino Bini also won a bronze medal in the individual sabre competition at the 1926 European Championships. In honor of his sporting achievements, he was awarded a Gold Medal by the Italian Olympic Committee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Bino Bini
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) DNS r3/3
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Bino Bini
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver

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