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Thomas Balla

Full name: John Thomas Balla
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: January 25, 1936 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: Salle Csiszar, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Thomas Balla was born in Budapest but emigrated to the United States in 1956 after the Hungarian October Revolution. He fenced sabre for Salle Csiszar in Philadelphia, winning Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) titles in team sabre with them in 1964 and 1971. Balla attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with an engineering degree in 1961.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 6

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool 5T 1968-10-21 1 1 15 15
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 2 1968-10-21 ITA 8, USA 6 6 1
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 2 1968-10-21 Salvadori (ITA) , Balla (USA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 1 1968-10-21 Balla (USA) , Maffei (ITA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 1 1968-10-21 Balla (USA) , Chicca (ITA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 1 1968-10-21 Balla (USA) , Calarese (ITA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 1 1 13 14
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 ITA 9, USA 2 2 1
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Balla (USA) , Calarese (ITA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Chicca (ITA) , Balla (USA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three NC 1968-10-20 Balla (USA) Not contested, Maffei (ITA) Not contested
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Salvadori (ITA) , Balla (USA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 USA 11, ARG 5 11 3
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Balla (USA) , Quinos (ARG)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Frecia (ARG) , Balla (USA)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Balla (USA) , Saucedo (ARG)
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Balla (USA) , Lanteri (ARG)
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