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Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGiancarlo•Cornaggia-Medici Peterbelli
Used nameGiancarlo•Cornaggia-Medici
Born16 December 1904 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
Died23 November 1970 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
Measurements170 cm
AffiliationsSocietà del Giardino, Milano (ITA)
Title(s)Marquiss
NOC Italy

Biography

With the Italian team, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici, won the Olympic team épée gold in 1928, although he had personally struggled in the final pool. Repeating the team success at the 1931 European Championships, he took home two medals from the Los Angeles Games. Despite three losses, he took the individual gold medal, while the Italian team placed second. Comaggia-Medici remained successful with the Italian team, taking gold at the 1933 Europeans and 1936 Olympics. He was close to a second individual title in Berlin, but a late loss in the final pool left him with the bronze.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver
1936 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold

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