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Gastone Darè

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGastone•Darè
Used nameGastone•Darè
Born18 February 1918 in Suzzara, Mantova (ITA)
Died7 June 1976 in Mantova, Mantova (ITA)
AffiliationsSS Cassa di Risparmio, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

In his career, Gastone Darè was a fencer, official and politician. He won two sabre silver medals at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, and a further ten medals at the World Championships. Between 1959-60, Darè was on the management committee of the Italian Fencing Federation alongside fellow Olympians Edoardo Mangiarotti and Renzo Nostini. In addition Darè was heavily involved in politics in the city of Mantova, where he was Socialist Party city councillor from 1951-64, and again from 1970-74. Between 1963-74 he was Senator of the Republic.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Gastone Darè
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver
1952 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Gastone Darè
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver
1956 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Gastone Darè
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 8 p1 r3/4
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy =5

Special Notes

Errata

Year of death also seen as 1977.