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William Grebe

Full name: William F. Grebe
Gender: Male
Born: March 1870 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Chicago’s William Grebe won his Olympic silver medal in a fence-off with Albertson Van Zo Post, after they were both defeated by the Harvard-trained Cuban, Manuel Díaz. In addition to his medal events, Grebe competed in individual foil at the 1904 Olympics, but was eliminated in a semi-final pool, losing every bout. He was also AFLA national champion in épée individual, while representing the Chicago Fencers Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 5 p1 r1/2
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual United States USA 2 Silver
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing Men's Single Sticks, Individual United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 5 1904-09-07 0 4

Men's Sabre, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TD
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing United States USA Final Pool 2 1904-09-08 2 1 20
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout #1 2 1904-09-08 Díaz (CUB) 7, Grebe (USA) 6 6
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout #4 1 1904-09-08 Grebe (USA) 7, Van Zo Post (USA) 4 7
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing United States USA Final Standings 2 1904-09-08

Men's Single Sticks, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW
1904 Summer St. Louis Fencing United States USA Final Standings 3 1904-09-08 2
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