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Irene Forbes

Full name: Irene Forbes Pérez
Gender: Female
Height: 5-1 (156 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: April 3, 1949 in Havana, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Died: June 14, 2014
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Irene Forbes was twice Cuban foil champion (1972-73). Her biggest achievement internationally was at the 1971 Pan American Games when she won a bronze medal individually and a silver in the team foil. After her sporting career she became a sportswriter, graduating with a journalism degree in 1974. She became one of the top females in Cuba in that profession and also wrote several books. Her biography of Ramón Fonst, Ace of Spade, won the book award from the Cuban Book Institute. In 2003 she was given the Order of Sporting Merit by the Cuban government.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Women's Foil, Team Cuba CUB 3 p3 r1/4

Women's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Cuba CUB Round One Pool Three 3 1972-09-07 0 2 7 25
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Cuba CUB Round One Pool Three 2 1972-09-07 HUN 14, CUB 2 2 0
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Cuba CUB Round One Pool Three 2 1972-09-07 Rónay-Matuscsák (HUN) 4, Forbes (CUB) 3 3
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Cuba CUB Round One Pool Three 2 1972-09-07 Rejtő-Ujlaky-Sági (HUN) 4, Forbes (CUB) 0 0
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Cuba CUB Round One Pool Three 2 1972-09-07 Schwarczenberger-Tordasi (HUN) 4, Forbes (CUB) 1 1
1972 Summer 23 München Fencing Cuba CUB Round One Pool Three 2 1972-09-07 Szolnoki (HUN) 4, Forbes (CUB) 0 0
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