Ugo Pignotti

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Referee
SexMale
Full nameUgo•Pignotti
Used nameUgo•Pignotti
Born19 November 1898 in Firenze, Firenze (ITA)
Died7 January 1989 in Roma, Roma (ITA)
Measurements170 cm
NOC Italy

Biography

Ugo Pignotti made his début in 1917 at a national junior tournament in Milano and in the next few years had top placings in several Italian tournaments. At the unofficial World Championships, he won three titles with team foil in 1929-31, a silver medal in team sabre in 1931, and a bronze medal in individual foil in 1926. In 1927 Pignotti won his first individual Italian championship with the foil. He was also 1930 World Military Champion in individual and team foil. In 1940, Pignotti won his last Italian championship in the foil. Later, he frequently held the role of tournament director.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Ugo Pignotti
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 7
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Ugo Pignotti
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Ugo Pignotti
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Jury
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Jury

Special Notes

Errata

DOD also seen as 22 January 1989.