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James Flynn

Full name: James Hummitzsch Flynn
Gender: Male
Born: August 8, 1907 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 15, 2000 in West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

James Flynn began fencing in a Boy Scout troop where one of his coaches was U.S. Olympian, Warren Dow. After attending the Ohio College of Chiropody, he returned east to commence his medical practice and organized the first of four fencing clubs he would eventually establish in New Jersey He later became an AFLA vice-president and an internationally rated president of jury. Flynn’s competitive record includes winning the 1947 AFLA National Championship in sabre individual – at age 40. Representing the New York AC, he was a member of four national championship teams.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool 3 1948-08-11 1 2 24 23
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1948-08-11 HUN 10, USA 6 6 2
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1948-08-11 Gerevich (HUN) 5, Flynn (USA) 2 2
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1948-08-11 Flynn (USA) 5, Rajcsányi (HUN) 4 5
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1948-08-11 Flynn (USA) 5, Kovács (HUN) 4 5
1948 Summer 40 London Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1948-08-11 Kárpáti (HUN) 5, Flynn (USA) 3 3
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