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Giovanni Canova

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGiovanni•Canova
Used nameGiovanni•Canova
Born27 July 1880 in Canicattì, Agrigento (ITA)
Died28 October 1960 in Torino, Torino (ITA)
AffiliationsCS Torino, Torino (ITA)
NOC(s) Italy


Little is known about about Giovanni Canova, except for his Olympic results. In 1920, Canova was a member of the victorious Italian épée team, but only contested the preliminary matches. Four years later, he did fence in the final, and won a bronze medal.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Individual, Men Olympic =7 p3 r2/4 Representing Italy    
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Team, Men Olympic Italy 3 Bronze Representing Italy