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Rodolfo Terlizzi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRodolfo•Terlizzi
Used nameRodolfo•Terlizzi
Born17 October 1896 in Firenze, Firenze (ITA)
Died11 July 1971 in Firenze, Firenze (ITA)
Measurements167 cm
NOC Italy


Rodolfo Terlizzi took his first steps in fencing with his uncle, who was a well known fencing master. Terlizzi won the gold medal in team foil at Antwerp in 1920 and had his second Olympic appearance at Los Angeles in 1932 winning the silver medal in the same event. In the interim he became unofficial World Champion with the Italian team in 1930. He achieved his best individual results at these championships with a sixth place in 1927 and a place in the semi-final in 1930. In 1950 Terlizzi was on the cast of the adventure movie “Capitan Demonio” as actor and master of arms.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Rodolfo Terlizzi
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) =4 p1 r1/3
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing ITA Rodolfo Terlizzi
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Italy 2 Silver

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