Eugène Empeyta

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter, Referee
SexMale
Full nameEugène M.•Empeyta
Used nameEugène•Empeyta
Born12 September 1892 in Genève (Geneva) (SUI)
Died20 May 1951 in Genève (Geneva) (SUI)
AffiliationsSEG, Genève (SUI)
NOC Switzerland

Biography

President of the Fédération Internationale d’Escrime (FIE) 1929-1932.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6 p5 r1/4
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 5
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4 p3 r1/5
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 3 p1 r2/4
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) =7 p2 r3/4
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 3 p2 r2/4
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4 p3 r1/3
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 4 p1 r2/4
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 8 p1 r3/4
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 3 p3 r2/4
1936 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Switzerland DNS

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
President Fédération internationale d’escrime 1929—1932 SUI Eugène Empeyta

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Pool Judge
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Semi-Finals Pool 1 Judge
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Round 1 Pool 4 Judge
1936 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Pool 7 Judge
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) Semi-Finals Pool 1 Director
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Pool 7 Director
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Italy — Egypt Jury President
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Italy — Hungary Director
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Hungary — Denmark Judge
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Final Pool Judge
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Quarter-Finals Pool 4 Judge
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) Round 1 Pool 1 Judge
1948 Summer Olympics Fencing SUI Eugène Empeyta
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Semi-Finals Belgium — Argentina Jury President
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Quarter-Finals Belgium — Great Britain Jury President
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Quarter-Finals Hungary — Norway Jury President
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Great Britain — Brazil Jury President

Special Notes