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Carlo Pavesi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 4
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameCarlo•Pavesi
Used nameCarlo•Pavesi
Born10 June 1923 in Voghera, Pavia (ITA)
Died24 March 1995 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
NOC(s) Italy

Biography

Carlo Pavesi competed at three consecutive Olympics starting in 1952, winning a team épée gold medal each time. The high point of his career was at the 1956 Olympics, where he also won individual épée gold. At the World Championships, Pavesi won six team épée titles (1950, 1953-55, 1957-58), individual épée silvers in 1951 and 1954, team épée silver in 1951, and individual épée bronze in 1955. Pavesi was also the Italian individual épée champion in 1957 and 1958. After his death, an annual memorial tournament in his honor was organized by Circolo della Spada di Vicenza.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1952 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Individual, Men Olympic 6 Representing Italy    
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Individual, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Italy    
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold
1960 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Team, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold Representing Italy    

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