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Alex Orban

Full name: Alexander "Alex" Orban
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 25, 1939 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Alex Orban was born in Budapest but left Hungary after the 1956 October Revolution, settling near San Francisco where he began fencing with the Pannonia AC. A sabre fencer, he competed for the US at the 1968, 1972, and 1976 Olympics. Orban was US champion with the sabre from 1969-72. He later switched to competing for the New York Athletic Club and won US titles in team sabre with them in 1965-70 and 1972, after winning team sabre titles with Pannonia in 1960-61. Orban was individual sabre champion at the 1971 Pan American Games, and won silver medals in team sabre in 1971 and 1975. Orban worked for many years as an automobile salesman.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual United States USA 5 p1 r2/4
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 6
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual United States USA 5 p3 r3/5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 3 p2 r1/4
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 7T

Men's Sabre, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 5 1968-10-16 2 3 20 20
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 3 1968-10-16 4 2 25 15
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 5 1972-08-30 2 3 16 20
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1972-08-30 Sidyak (URS) 5, Orban (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1972-08-30 Marót (HUN) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1972-08-30 Budahazi (ROU) 5, Orban (USA) 1 1
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Nowara (POL) 2 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Bena (FRA) 3 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 4 1972-08-30 2 3 17 20
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 2 1972-08-30 Pawłowski (POL) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 2 1972-08-30 Maffei (ITA) 5, Orban (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Wischeidt (FRG) 4 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Prause (AUT) 1 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Three 2 1972-08-30 Oldcorn (GBR) 5, Orban (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1972-08-30 4 1 22 17
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1972-08-30 Maffei (ITA) 5, Orban (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Stavrev (BUL) 3 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Salazar (CUB) 3 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Brodar (AUT) 4 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1972-08-30 Orban (USA) 5, Chan (HKG) 2 5

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool 5T 1968-10-21 1 1 15 15
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 0 1 5 9
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 POL 9, USA 5 5 2
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 NC 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) Not contested, Sobczak (POL) Not contested
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) , Pawłowski (POL)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 2 1968-10-21 Nowara (POL) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Final Pool Bout for 5/6 1 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) , Kawecki (POL)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 2 1968-10-21 ITA 8, USA 6 6 3
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 2 1968-10-21 Salvadori (ITA) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 2 1968-10-21 Maffei (ITA) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 1 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) , Chicca (ITA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round One 2 1968-10-21 Calarese (ITA) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 USA 9, FRG 7 9 3
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) , Köstner (FRG)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 2 1968-10-21 Duschner (FRG) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) , Allisat (FRG)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Round Two 1 1968-10-21 Orban (USA) , Wischeidt (FRG)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 1 1 13 14
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 ITA 9, USA 2 2 1
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Calarese (ITA) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three NC 1968-10-20 Orban (USA) Not contested, Chicca (ITA) Not contested
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1968-10-20 Maffei (ITA) , Orban (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Orban (USA) , Salvadori (ITA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 USA 11, ARG 5 11 4
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Orban (USA) , Quinos (ARG)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Orban (USA) , Frecia (ARG)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Orban (USA) , Saucedo (ARG)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1968-10-20 Orban (USA) , Lanteri (ARG)
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 3 1972-09-03 0 2 12 20
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-03 FRA 11, USA 5 5 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-03 Vallée (FRA) 5, Orban (USA) 1 1
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-03 Bena (FRA) 5, Orban (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-03 Orban (USA) 5, Bonissent (FRA) 2 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-03 Orban (USA) 5, Panizza (FRA) 2 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-03 CUB 9, USA 7 7 2
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-03 de la Torre (CUB) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-03 Orban (USA) 5, Salazar (CUB) 3 5
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-03 Hipólito (CUB) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1972 Summer 33 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-03 Orban (USA) 5, Ortíz (CUB) 0 5
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1976-07-26 0 1 1 9
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1976-07-26 URS 9, USA 1 1 0
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1976-07-26 Vinokurov (URS) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1976-07-26 Burtsev (URS) 5, Orban (USA) 1 1
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four NC 1976-07-26 Orban (USA) Not contested, Sidyak (URS) Not contested
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four NC 1976-07-26 Orban (USA) Not contested, Nazlymov (URS) Not contested
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 1 1 12 16
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 ITA 9, USA 3 3 1
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 Montano (ITA) 5, Orban (USA) 2 2
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two NC 1976-07-26 Orban (USA) Not contested, Arcidiacono (ITA) Not contested
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1976-07-26 Orban (USA) 5, Maffei (ITA) 2 5
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 Montano (ITA) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1976-07-26 USA 9, CAN 7 9 1
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 Lavoie (CAN) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1976-07-26 Orban (USA) 5, Urban (CAN) 4 5
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 Nagy (CAN) 5, Orban (USA) 3 3
1976 Summer 36 Montréal Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1976-07-26 Sukunda (CAN) 5, Orban (USA) 4 4
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