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Dernell Every

Full name: Dernell E. Every
Gender: Male
Born: August 18, 1906 in Athens, New York, United States
Died: September 11, 1994 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Dernell Every is one of the living legends of American fencing, having established a record as a competitor, sportsman, and administrator that is nearly without peer. Every began fencing at Yale when it was the powerhouse of U.S. collegiate fencing. He became the first fencer to win two successive and unshared IFA titles, capturing the foil in 1927 and 1928, and in 1926 he helped Yale win outright all four team championships, a feat equalled since only by NYU in 1971. After college, Every was named to the 1928, 1932, 1936 and 1948 Olympic teams, although in 1936 he was forced to withdraw because of business obligations. Besides his 1932 bronze medal, in 1948 he was a member of the foil team which finished fourth. Every won three individual national titles, and representing either the New York Fencer’s Club or the New York AC, he was a member of 15 national championship teams. Dernell Every was secretary of the AFLA from 1940 to 1944 and again from 1948 to 1952, and was president of the league between those two terms. He was also the wartime editor of The Riposte, the league’s publication. Every’s administrative ability is generally credited with being one of the principal reasons that fencing survived the war in this country

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 8 p2 r2/3
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 5T
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 8 p2 r2/3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 3 Bronze
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 4

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 8 1928-08-01 1 6 24 33
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-08-01 Puliti (ITA) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-08-01 Ducret (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-08-01 Rozgonyi (HUN) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-08-01 Uggla (SWE) 5, Every (USA) 0 0
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-08-01 Savu (ROU) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-08-01 Moyal (EGY) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1928-08-01 Every (USA) 5, Pêcher (BEL) 3 5
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 2 1928-07-31 5 2 32 24
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 2 1928-07-31 Ducret (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 1 1928-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Savu (ROU) 4 5
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 1 1928-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Brünner (AUT) 2 5
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 1 1928-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Misrahi (EGY) 4 5
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 1 1928-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Thomson (GER) 3 5
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 1 1928-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Alemán (ESP) 1 5
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 2 1928-07-31 Tingdahl (SWE) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 8 1932-08-03 2 6 27 36
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-03 Lloyd (GBR) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-03 Guaragna (ITA) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-03 Marzi (ITA) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-03 Gorordo (ARG) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-03 Bougnol (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 0 0
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-03 Osiier (DEN) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-03 Every (USA) 5, de Bourguignon (BEL) 4 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-03 Every (USA) 5, de Graffenried (SUI) 2 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 4T 3 2 20 21
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 Lloyd (GBR) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 Every (USA) 5, Gorordo (ARG) 4 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 Every (USA) 5, Dalton (CAN) 4 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 Every (USA) 5, Cardini (MEX) 3 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 Bloch (DEN) 5, Every (USA) 3 3

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 3 1928-07-29 0 2 7 25
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-07-29 FRA 11, USA 5 5 1
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-07-29 Labatut (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 0 0
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-07-29 Gaudin (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-07-29 Cattiau (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-07-29 Every (USA) 5, Ducret (FRA) 1 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool 3 1932-08-01 2 1 22 26
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1932-08-01 USA 8/60, FRA 8/54 8/60 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1932-08-01 Gardère (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1932-08-01 Every (USA) 5, Bondoux (FRA) 3 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1932-08-01 Bougnol (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 1 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1932-08-01 Every (USA) 5, Piot (FRA) 0 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-01 ITA 11, USA 5 5 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 1 1932-08-01 Every (USA) 5, Guaragna (ITA) 3 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-01 Gaudini (ITA) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-01 Marzi (ITA) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-01 Pignotti (ITA) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1932-08-01 USA 9, DEN 7 9 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1932-08-01 Leidersdorff (DEN) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1932-08-01 Bloch (DEN) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1932-08-01 Osiier (DEN) 5, Every (USA) 1 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1932-08-01 Every (USA) 5, Kofoed-Hansen (DEN) 1 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage for 1/2 3 1932-08-01 0 2 6 20
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage for 1/2 2 1932-08-01 FRA 11, USA 5 5 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage for 1/2 2 1932-08-01 Cattiau (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 1 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage for 1/2 2 1932-08-01 Bondoux (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage for 1/2 2 1932-08-01 Bougnol (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage for 1/2 2 1932-08-01 Gardère (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 1 1
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1932-07-31 1 0 10 6
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1932-07-31 USA 10, ARG 6 10 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1932-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Saucedo (ARG) 4 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1932-07-31 Larraz (ARG) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1932-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Valenzuela (ARG) 2 5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1932-07-31 Every (USA) 5, Gorordo (ARG) 0 5
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool 4 1948-07-31 0 3 14 29
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 FRA 11, USA 5 5 0
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 Bonin (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 0 0
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 Lataste (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 1 1
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 de Buhan (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 4 4
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1948-07-31 Bougnol (FRA) 5, Every (USA) 3 3
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1948-07-31 2 0 17 13
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1948-07-31 1 0 9 0
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1948-07-31 USA 9, CAN 0 9 3
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1948-07-30 1 0 9 3
1948 Summer 41 London Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1948-07-30 USA 9, SUI 3 9 1