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Guido Balzarini

Full name: Guido Balzarini
Gender: Male
Born: October 21, 1874 in Arrone, Terni, Italy
Died: 1935 in Roma, Roma, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Guido Balzarini was just three months shy of his 50th birthday when won his Olympic gold medal in Paris. He only fenced in the quarter-final bout against the USA, winning all his individual matches. Balzarini ranks as the oldest Italian gold medallist in Olympic history. He is not the oldest fencing champion; Aladár Gerevich was 50 when he won his seventh gold medal in 1960.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Men's Sabre, Team Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1924-07-13 2 0 20 12
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1924-07-13 ITA 12, USA 4 12 4
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1924-07-13 Balzarini (ITA) 4, Lyon (USA) 3 4
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1924-07-13 Balzarini (ITA) 4, Parker (USA) 3 4
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1924-07-13 Balzarini (ITA) 4, Fullinwider (USA) 3 4
1924 Summer 49 Paris Fencing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1924-07-13 Balzarini (ITA) 4, Castner (USA) 3 4
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