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Robert Blum

Full name: Robert Max Blum
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: November 24, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Fencers Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Robert Blum graduated from Trinity College in 1950, and later attended law school at New York University. In the 1960s he served as an assistant to the Mayor of New York City. He practiced law for over 50 years, and just prior to his retirement, was a New York Assistant Attorney General under Governor Andrew Cuomo.

In fencing Blum was the first American to make the finals at a World Championships in sabre, doing so in 1958. He was a 10-time US champion in sabre, competing for Salle Santelli and then the Fencers Club of New York. Blum won a gold medal in team sabre at the 1959 Pan American Games. He later officiated fencing nationally and internationally from the late 1950s into the 1980s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 7T
1968 Summer 39 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 TD
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1964-10-23 0 1 4 9
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1964-10-23 URS 9, USA 4 4 0
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1964-10-23 Asatiani (URS) 5, Blum (USA) 1 1
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three NC 1964-10-23 Blum (USA) Not contested, Mavlikhanov (URS) Not contested
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1964-10-23 Rakita (URS) 5, Blum (USA) 3 3
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1964-10-23 Rylsky (URS) 5, Blum (USA) 1 1
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-22 1 0 12 4
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-22 USA 12, JPN 4 12 4
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-22 Blum (USA) 5, Shimizu (JPN) 2 5
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-22 Blum (USA) 5, Kitao (JPN) 2 5
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-22 Blum (USA) 5, Shibata (JPN) 1 5
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1964-10-22 Blum (USA) 5, Funamizu (JPN) 3 5
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool 5T 1968-10-21 1 1 15 15
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 0 1 5 9
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 POL 9, USA 5 5 1
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 Sobczak (POL) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 Pawłowski (POL) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1968-10-21 Blum (USA) , Nowara (POL)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 Kawecki (POL) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 USA 9, FRG 7 9 2
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 2 1968-10-21 Köstner (FRG) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 Blum (USA) , Duschner (FRG)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 2 1968-10-21 Allisat (FRG) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 Blum (USA) , Wischeidt (FRG)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 1 1 13 14
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 ITA 9, USA 2 2 0
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three NC 1968-10-20 Blum (USA) Not contested, Calarese (ITA) Not contested
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Chicca (ITA) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Maffei (ITA) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three NC 1968-10-20 Blum (USA) Not contested, Salvadori (ITA) Not contested
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 USA 11, ARG 5 11 3
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Quinos (ARG) , Blum (USA)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Blum (USA) , Frecia (ARG)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Blum (USA) , Saucedo (ARG)
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Blum (USA) , Lanteri (ARG)
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