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Harold Rayner

Full name: Harold Marvin Rayner
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Born: July 27, 1888 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 8, 1954 in Montrose, New York, United States
Affiliations: Washington Fencers Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing, Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

One of the most versatile yet unsung of the early U.S. Olympians, Harold Rayner began his fencing career at the U.S. Military Academy where he won the IFA foil individual title in 1912. He also made the 1912 Olympic team, but it was at the 1920 Olympics where he attained his greatest success. Rayner was the leader of the foil team that won the bronze medal; he took part in the épée team event and finished sixth in the modern pentathlon. Rayner won the AFLA national championship in foil individual in 1922, was second in 1921, and third in 1920. In 1921, representing the Washington Fencers Club, he was a member of the team which won both the national foil team and épée team championships. Rayner’s entire military career was spent in the cavalry He served at different times as an aide-de-camp to Presidents Wilson and Harding, and to General of the Armies John J. Pershing. Rayner retired in 1946, having achieved the rank of colonel.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 6 p5 r2/4
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 6
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 3 Bronze
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 6
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 5T
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 5T

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Modern Pentathlon United States Final Standings 6 48
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Modern Pentathlon United States Shooting 5 170
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Modern Pentathlon United States Swimming 12 6:19.0
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Modern Pentathlon United States Riding 14 12:27.0
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Modern Pentathlon United States Running 4 14:59.6

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BL
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Five 6 1912-07-07 4
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Eight 1 1912-07-06 0

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool 3 1920-08-17 2 2 22 42
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1920-08-17 ITA 13, USA 3 3 1
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1920-08-17 FRA 14, USA 2 2 1
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout H 1 1920-08-17 USA 9, DEN 7 9 3
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout I 1 1920-08-17 USA 8, GBR 8 8 3
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1920-08-15 1 0 10 6
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1920-08-15 USA 10, NED 6 10 4
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-07-29 1 1 20 12
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1928-07-29 USA 12, NED 4 12 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-07-29 de Jong (NED) 5, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1928-07-29 Brouwer (NED) 5, Rayner (USA) 4 4
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1928-07-29 Rayner (USA) 5, Kunze (NED) 3 5
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1928-07-29 Rayner (USA) 5, Nederpeld (NED) 1 5
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 1 1928-07-29 2 0 25 7
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 1 1928-07-29 USA 11, EGY 5 11 3
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 1 1928-07-29 Rayner (USA) 5, Misrahi (EGY) 3 5
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 1 1928-07-29 Rayner (USA) 5, Ratib (EGY) 2 5
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 1 1928-07-29 Rayner (USA) 5, Abdin (EGY) 3 5
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 2 1928-07-29 Moyal (EGY) 5, Rayner (USA) 3 3

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML MT TBW/TD BW BL IBW TD
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool 6 1920-08-20 0 5 0
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout N 2 1920-08-20 POR 8, USA 4 4
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 3 1920-08-20 2 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 3 1928-08-04 1 2 15 23
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 FRA 9, USA 4 4 0
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1T 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 2 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Amson (FRA) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Buchard (FRA) 2, Rayner (USA) 0 0
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1T 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Cornic (FRA) 2 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 BEL 7, USA 2 2 0
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One NC 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) Not contested, De Beukelaer (BEL) Not contested
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Delporte (BEL) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Tom (BEL) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Barbier (BEL) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 USA 9, ESP 7 9 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Delgado (ESP) 0 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 García (ESP) 2, Rayner (USA) 0 0
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Díez (ESP) 2, Rayner (USA) 0 0
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, de Pomés (ESP) 0 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1928-08-04 1 1 15 15
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1928-08-04 USA 8, NOR 7 8 3
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Heide (NOR) 1 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1T 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Bergsland (NOR) 2 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Lorentzen (NOR) 1 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Akre-Aas (NOR) 1 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1928-08-03 2 0 20 12
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1928-08-03 USA 11, HUN 5 11 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1928-08-03 Rády (HUN) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1928-08-03 Bógathy (HUN) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1928-08-03 Rayner (USA) 2, Hátszeghy (HUN) 0 2
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1928-08-03 Hajdú (HUN) 2, Rayner (USA) 1 1