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Francesco Gargano

Full name: Francesco Gargano
Gender: Male
Born: May 5, 1889 in Grammichele, Catania, Italy
Died: October 29, 1975 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In addition to winning the gold medal with the Italian sabre team, which made him the first Sicilian gold medalist, Francesco Gargano also reached the finals in the individual sabre and finished 11th. After the Olympics he concentrated more on coaching. In 1935 he moved to Sweden and opened a fencing school. Gargano trained the Swedish national team in the 1960s and 1970s, including World Champion and gold medalist Rolf Edling.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual Italy ITA 11
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Sabre, Team Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Sabre, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Final Pool 11 1920-08-26 3 8 28
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Pool One 3 1920-08-25 3 3
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool Four 2 1920-08-25 5 2

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML TBW/TD IBW
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Final Pool 1 1920-08-24 7 0
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Final Pool Team Bout 1 1 1920-08-24 ITA 13, DEN 3 13 4
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Final Standings 1 1920-08-24
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