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Daniel Bukantz

Full name: Daniel B. Bukantz
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: December 4, 1917 in New York, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 2008 in Forest Hills, New York, United States
Affiliations: Fencers Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Daniel Bukantz competed at the 1948, 1952, 1956, and 1960 Olympics, placing fourth twice in team foil (1948, 1956). He won Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) individual foil titles in 1949, 1952-53, and 1957, and helped his team, Fencers Club of New York to win nine AFLA team titles. Bukantz won gold with the foil at the 1950 Maccabiah Games.

Bukantz attended City College of New York, winning the 1938 Intercollegiate Fencing Association foil title, and then earned a dental degree from New York University. In World War II he was a captain in the Army Dental Corps, serving in the 87th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge. He practiced for many years as a dentist in New York. Bukantz also became a fencing official, judging at eight Olympics and three World Championships. He is a member of the US Fencing Hall of Fame. In 2000, he received the Pillar of Achievement Award from the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 4
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 4 p5 r2/4
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 3 p3 r2/4
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 5T

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Five 4 1952-07-23 3 3 23
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 3 1952-07-23 4 1 16

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool 4 1948-07-31 0 3 14 29
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 FRA 11, USA 5 5 1
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 Bonin (FRA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 2 2
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 Lataste (FRA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 4 4
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 de Buhan (FRA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 3 3
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1948-07-31 Bukantz (USA) 5, Bougnol (FRA) 3 5
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1948-07-31 ITA 9, USA 2 2 0
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1948-07-31 Mangiarotti (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 4 4
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1948-07-31 Nostini (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 2 2
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1948-07-31 Di Rosa (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 4 4
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E NC 1948-07-31 Bukantz (USA) Not contested, Nostini (ITA) Not contested
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1948-07-31 2 0 17 13
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1948-07-31 USA 8, GBR 8 8 3
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1948-07-31 USA 9, EGY 5 9 4
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1948-07-30 1 0 9 3
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1948-07-30 USA 9, SUI 3 9 4
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 3 1952-07-22 2 1 25 23
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1952-07-23 HUN 10, USA 6 6 1
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1952-07-23 USA 9, ARG 7 9 3
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1952-07-23 USA 10, GER 6 10 3
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool 4 1956-11-23 0 3 18 28
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 ITA 9, USA 7 7 2
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 FRA 10, USA 6 6 2
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 1 1 13 15
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 USA 9, GBR 7 9 2
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 1 0 13 3
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 USA 13, AUS 3 13 4
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Mangiarotti (ITA) 2 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Lucarelli (ITA) 1 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Di Rosa (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Bergamini (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Baudoux (FRA) 3 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 d'Oriola (FRA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 Lataste (FRA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Coicaud (FRA) 1 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Paul (GBR) 5, Bukantz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Jay (GBR) 3 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Hoskyns (GBR) 5, Bukantz (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 3 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Buckingham (AUS) 1 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, McCowage (AUS) 4 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, Steele (AUS) 1 5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Bukantz (USA) 5, McKenzie (AUS) 3 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 0 1 0 9
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 ITA 9, USA 0 0 0
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 Pellegrino (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 2 2
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One NC 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) Not contested, Aureggi (ITA) Not contested
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One NC 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) Not contested, Carpaneda (ITA) Not contested
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 Curletto (ITA) 5, Bukantz (USA) 1 1
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 1 0 9 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 USA 9, LUX 3 9 3
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four NC 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) Not contested, Link (LUX) Not contested
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) 5, Schiel (LUX) 2 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) 5, Didier (LUX) 4 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) 5, Theisen (LUX) 2 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 2 0 25 4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 USA 9, POL 4 9 3
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) 5, Franke (POL) 4 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1960-09-02 Parulski (POL) 5, Bukantz (USA) 4 4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) 5, Różycki (POL) 4 5
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Bukantz (USA) 5, Woyda (POL) 2 5
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