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Byron Krieger

Full name: Byron Lester Krieger
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 20, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Salle de Tuscan
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Byron Krieger attended Wayne State University, where he won the 1942 Intercollegiate Fencing Association (IFA) championship in 1942. He represented Salle Tuscan, but in 1957, competing for a combined Michigan team, Krieger helped them win the Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) team 3-weapon title. At the 1951 Pan American Games, he won medals in all three team events, winning gold with foil and épée and a silver with sabre. He finished sixth individually in both foil and sabre. At the 1957 Maccabiah Games, Krieger won gold in individual sabre and bronze in individual foil. He received the Detroit Sports Guild Outstanding Athlete Award in 1951, was elected to the Michigan Amateur Sports Hall of Fame in 1974, the Wayne State University Hall of Fame in 1976, and the Michigan Jewish Hall of Fame in 1986.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 3 p3 r2/4
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 8 p3 r1/3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 4

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW TG TR TD
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 8 1956-11-26 1 13 30
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Netter (FRA) 5, Krieger (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 McCowage (AUS) 5, Krieger (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Paul (GBR) 5, Krieger (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Bergamini (ITA) 5, Krieger (USA) 0 0
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Delaunois (BEL) 5, Krieger (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-26 Krieger (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 0 5
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Massini (ARG) 5, Krieger (USA) 1 1

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 31 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 3 1952-07-22 2 1 25 23
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1952-07-23 USA 9, ARG 7 9 2
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1952-07-23 USA 10, GER 6 10 0
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool 4 1956-11-23 0 3 18 28
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 ITA 9, USA 7 7 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 FRA 10, USA 6 6 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 1 1 13 15
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 ITA 8, USA 8 8 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Mangiarotti (ITA) 5, Krieger (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Lucarelli (ITA) 5, Krieger (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1956-11-23 Di Rosa (ITA) 5, Krieger (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1956-11-23 Krieger (USA) 5, Bergamini (ITA) 4 5
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 Baudoux (FRA) 5, Krieger (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1956-11-23 Krieger (USA) 5, d'Oriola (FRA) 3 5
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 Lataste (FRA) 5, Krieger (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1956-11-23 Coicaud (FRA) 5, Krieger (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Lucarelli (ITA) 5, Krieger (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Bergamini (ITA) 5, Krieger (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Krieger (USA) 5, Di Rosa (ITA) 4 5
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