Harold Corbin

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Referee
SexMale
Full nameHarold Alton•Corbin
Used nameHarold•Corbin
Born31 December 1906 in Winfield, Kansas (USA)
Died12 June 1988 in Sherman Oaks, California (USA)
AffiliationsLAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Born in Kansas, Harold Corbin moved to California with his family when he was 17-years-old. Corbin started college on scholarship at Cal Tech but later transferred to UCLA for financial reasons. He started fencing at UCLA and made the 1932 Olympic team. Corbin later served in the Navy in World War II and continued competing as a fencer until he left for service in the Korean War. Corbin had a degree in mathematics from UCLA and worked as a teacher in between his military stints, at North Hollywood High School, Immaculate Heart College and Los Angeles City College.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing USA Harold Corbin
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 9 p1 r1/3

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing USA Harold Corbin
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