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Hal Goldsmith

Full name: Harold David "Hal" Goldsmith
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: July 20, 1930 in [unknown], Unknown, Germany
Died: March 13, 2004 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Fencers Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Hal Goldsmith was born in Germany but was brought to American as a child with his family. He later attended Stuyvesant High School and City College of New York, where he won the 1952 NCAA foil championship. Goldsmith competed for the Fencers Club of New York, helping them win Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) team foil titles in 1955, 1957-58, and 1962-63; and a team 3-weapon title in 1955. He competed at the 1952, 1956, and 1960 Olympics, competing individually only in 1956. Goldsmith won individual foil gold medals at the 1955 and 1959 Pan American Games, adding a 1959 team foil gold, and Pan Am silver medals in 1955 in both team foil and team épée. His career was in insurance, with most of it spent at Frenkel and Company, international insurance brokers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 3 p3 r2/4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 5 p1 r1/3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 5T

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW TG TR TD
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 5 1956-11-26 3 22 23
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-26 Gyuricza (HUN) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-26 Rudov (URS) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-26 Spallino (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-26 Jay (GBR) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-26 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Ramos (MEX) 1 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-26 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Uribe (COL) 2 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-26 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Sano (JPN) 0 5

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 2 1952-07-21 1 0 9 7
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 1 1952-07-23 USA 9, ROU 7 9 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool 4 1956-11-23 0 3 18 28
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 ITA 9, USA 7 7 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 FRA 10, USA 6 6 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 HUN 9, USA 5 5 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 1 1 13 15
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 USA 9, GBR 7 9 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 1 0 13 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 USA 13, AUS 3 13 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Mangiarotti (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Lucarelli (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 0 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Di Rosa (ITA) 4 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Bergamini (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 Baudoux (FRA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 d'Oriola (FRA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 Lataste (FRA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Coicaud (FRA) 2 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Marosi (HUN) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Fülöp (HUN) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 2 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 2 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Jay (GBR) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Hoskyns (GBR) 3 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 3 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-23 Buckingham (AUS) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, McCowage (AUS) 0 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Steele (AUS) 2 5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-23 McKenzie (AUS) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 2 2
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 0 1 0 9
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 ITA 9, USA 0 0 0
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 Pellegrino (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 Aureggi (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 1 1
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One NC 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) Not contested, Carpaneda (ITA) Not contested
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1960-09-02 Curletto (ITA) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 1 0 9 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 USA 9, LUX 3 9 1
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Four 1 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Theisen (LUX) 2 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 2 0 25 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 USA 9, POL 4 9 0
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six NC 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) Not contested, Franke (POL) Not contested
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1960-09-02 Parulski (POL) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1960-09-02 Różycki (POL) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 4 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1960-09-02 Woyda (POL) 5, Goldsmith (USA) 4 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 USA 16, MAR 0 16 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) 5, El-Gressy (MAR) 3 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) 5, El-Fassy (MAR) 2 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Ben Joullon (MAR) 0 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1960-09-02 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Ben Gualid (MAR) 1 5
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