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Ralph Goldstein

Full name: Ralph Myer Goldstein
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: October 6, 1913 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 25, 1997 in near Bennington, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: Salle Santelli, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Ralph Goldstein competed in team épée at the 1948 and 1956 Olympics. He did not compete at the 1960 Olympics but was team captain. Goldstein also competed at several Maccabiah Games. He won Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) titles in team épée with Salle Santelli in 1947-48, 1950, 1953, and 1955, and won team 3-weapon titles in 1952-54. Goldstein was editor of American Fencing magazine from 1969-76. He also worked as a fencing official and was secretary of the AFLA for a time. He is a member of the US Fencing Hall of Fame. The Ralph Goldstein Memorial Épée Open is held every year in his honor. Goldstein died at age 83 when he likely had a heart attack while driving, causing him to crash his car into an oncoming propane truck.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 34 London Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 p4 r2/4
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 p1 r1/3

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1948 Summer 34 London Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 3 1948-08-06 0 2 11 17
1948 Summer 34 London Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1948-08-06 LUX 8, USA 6 6 1
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 3 1956-11-28 0 2 15 17
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 GBR 9, USA 7 7 2
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Goldstein (USA) 5, Hoskyns (GBR) 3 5
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Goldstein (USA) 5, Howard (GBR) 4 5
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Jay (GBR) 5, Goldstein (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 43 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Paul (GBR) 5, Goldstein (USA) 2 2
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