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Abe Cohen

Full name: Abram Dreyer "Abe" Cohen
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: October 25, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: February 2, 2016 in Fishkill, New York, United States
Affiliations: Fencers Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Related Olympians: Brother of Herbert Cohen.

Biography

Abe Cohen fenced for the City College of New York, helping them win the 1948 NCAA Championship. He was Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) champion in épée in 1955-56, and won the AFLA President’s 3-weapon title both of those years. He fenced at the 1956 Olympics in both team épée and team sabre. Cohen also won a silver medal in team épée at the 1955 Pan American Games, and he also competed at the 1958 and 1961 World Championships. His brother, [Herbert Cohen], later competed for the US in foil at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics. As a businessman, Abe Cohen worked in the paper converting industry.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 p1 r1/3
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 5T

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 3 1956-11-28 0 2 15 17
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 ITA 8, USA 8 8 1
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 GBR 9, USA 7 7 1
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Pavesi (ITA) 5, Cohen (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Bertinetti (ITA) 5, Cohen (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Pellegrino (ITA) 5, Cohen (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Cohen (USA) 5, Anglesio (ITA) 4 5
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Hoskyns (GBR) 5, Cohen (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Howard (GBR) 5, Cohen (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Jay (GBR) 5, Cohen (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Cohen (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 3 5

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 3 1956-12-03 0 2 7 19
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-12-03 HUN 9, USA 1 1 0
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-12-03 POL 10, USA 6 6 1
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