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Dick Dyer

Full name: Rex Richard "Dick" Dyer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: December 28, 1929 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Died: November 4, 2004 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Salle Csiszar, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Dick Dyer attended Penn State University and later fenced for Salle Csiszar in Philadelphia. Dyer, huge for a fencer at 6-4 (195 cm), started out at Penn State in football, but left to join the fencing squad. In addition to the 1956 and 1960 Olympics, Dyer competed at the 1955 Pan American Games, where he helped the US win gold in team sabre, silver in team épée, and added an individual bronze medal in sabre. Dyer’s wife was Louise Knab, a top female fencer in the US, who served as an alternate to the women’s fencers in both 1956 and 1960.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 5T
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 4

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 3 1956-12-03 0 2 7 19
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-12-03 HUN 9, USA 1 1 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-12-03 POL 10, USA 6 6 0
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 1 1960-09-10 1 0 9 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 1 1960-09-10 USA 9, AUT 5 9 1
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 2 1960-09-10 Resch (AUT) 5, Dyer (USA) 0 0
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 2 1960-09-10 Kerb (AUT) 5, Dyer (USA) 4 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three NC 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) Not contested, Hocke (AUT) Not contested
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 1 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) 5, Ulrich (AUT) 4 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 2 0 25 6
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 USA 9, GER 6 9 1
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) 5, Löhr (GER) 0 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six NC 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) Not contested, Theuerkauff (GER) Not contested
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1960-09-10 Wöhler (GER) 5, Dyer (USA) 2 2
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1960-09-10 Köstner (GER) 5, Dyer (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 USA 16, MAR 0 16 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) 5, El-Fassy (MAR) 3 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) 5, Sebti (MAR) 2 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) 5, Ben Joullon (MAR) 4 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-10 Dyer (USA) 5, Ben Gualid (MAR) 2 5
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