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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 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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Carlo Pavesi
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Carlo Pavesi
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1960 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Carlo Pavesi
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold

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