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Bernard Schmetz

Full name: Bernard Jules Robert Schmetz
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: March 21, 1904 in Orléans, Loiret, France
Died: June 11, 1966 in Paris, Paris, France
Affiliations: Cercle de l'Escrime à l'Épée, (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Bernard Schmetz was one of the world’s best épée fencers in the 1930s. At the Olympics he won one medal of each color with the team épée\: 1928 silver, 1932 gold, 1936 bronze. In addition he won nine medals at World Championships, all in épée fencing. His greatest achievement was the singles title in 1937 and the team title in 1938. He also took silver medals in individual in 1931 and with the team in 1931, 1933 and 1937, as well as bronze medals individually in 1933 and 1938, and with the team in 1930. Schmetz won three consecutive French épée titles from 1930-32. He later founded the fencing section of the Racing Club de France and was Vice-Chairman of the French Fencing Federation. In 2008, he was awarded the title “Glory of Sport”.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing Men's Épée, Team France FRA 2 Silver
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Épée, Individual France FRA 5
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Épée, Team France FRA 1 Gold
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing Men's Épée, Team France FRA 3 Bronze

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result TP TR TD
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool 5 1932-08-09 14 22
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #4 2 1932-08-09 Cornaggia-Medici (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #20 2 1932-08-09 Agostoni (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #27 2 1932-08-09 Ragno (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #33 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Buchard (FRA) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #34 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Cattiau (FRA) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #35 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Calnan (USA) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #36 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, De Beukelaer (BEL) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #37 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Thofelt (SWE) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #38 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, de Graffenried (SUI) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #39 1 1932-08-09 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Lindström (SWE) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Bout #60 2 1932-08-09 Saucedo (ARG) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 2 2
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 14 13
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Cornaggia-Medici (ITA) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Calnan (USA) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Agostoni (ITA) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Janlet (BEL) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Poplimont (BEL) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Lindman (SWE) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Leidersdorff (DEN) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-08 de Graffenried (SUI) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-08 Lindström (SWE) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 2 1932-08-08 15 11
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1T 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Poplimont (BEL) 3 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Calnan (USA) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, de Graffenried (SUI) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Farrell (CAN) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Lindman (SWE) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Kofoed-Hansen (DEN) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Delgadillo (MEX) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 1 1932-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Petneházy (HUN) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Round One Pool Two 2 1932-08-08 Saucedo (ARG) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool 2 1928-08-05 2 1 24 22
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1928-08-05 ITA 9, FRA 7 7 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1928-08-05 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Agostoni (ITA) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1928-08-05 Riccardi (ITA) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1928-08-05 Cornaggia-Medici (ITA) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1928-08-05 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Minoli (ITA) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 1 1928-08-05 FRA 9, POR 7 9 1
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 1 1928-08-05 Schmetz (FRA) 2, de Noronha (POR) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1928-08-05 Paredes (POR) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1928-08-05 da Silveira (POR) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1928-08-05 Leal (POR) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1928-08-05 FRA 8, BEL 6 8 3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1928-08-05 Barbier (BEL) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1928-08-05 Schmetz (FRA) 2, De Beukelaer (BEL) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1928-08-05 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Delporte (BEL) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout E 1 1928-08-05 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Debeur (BEL) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 3 0 29 14
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 FRA 8, BEL 6 8 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Dambois (BEL) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Debeur (BEL) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 Tom (BEL) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Delporte (BEL) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 FRA 9, USA 4 9 3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Lyon (USA) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Calnan (USA) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Milner (USA) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1T 1928-08-04 Rayner (USA) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 2 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 FRA 12, ESP 4 12 3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1928-08-04 García (ESP) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Díez (ESP) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, de Pomés (ESP) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, González (ESP) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1928-08-04 2 0 22 9
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1928-08-04 FRA 13, NED 3 13 3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Driebergen (NED) 1 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Kuypers (NED) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1928-08-04 Schmetz (FRA) 2, de Jong (NED) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1928-08-04 Labouchere (NED) 2, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Round One Pool One 1 1928-08-03 2 0 22 5
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Round One Pool One 1 1928-08-03 FRA 10, TCH 1 10 3
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Round One Pool One 1 1928-08-03 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Beznoska (TCH) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Round One Pool One NC 1928-08-03 Černohorský (TCH) Not contested, Schmetz (FRA) Not contested
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Round One Pool One 1 1928-08-03 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Kříž (TCH) 0 2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Fencing France FRA Round One Pool One 1 1928-08-03 Schmetz (FRA) 2, Tille (TCH) 0 2
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool 1 1932-08-07 3 0 30½ 17½
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1932-08-07 FRA 9, ITA 7 9 2
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1932-08-07 Agostoni (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 2 2
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Riccardi (ITA) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1932-08-07 Ragno (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 2 2
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Cornaggia-Medici (ITA) 2 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1932-08-07 FRA 10½, USA 10½ 2
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1932-08-07 Calnan (USA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Heiss (USA) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1932-08-07 Jaeckel (USA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, de Capriles (USA) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1932-08-07 FRA 11, BEL 5 11
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Mund (BEL) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Poplimont (BEL) 0 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout C 1 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, De Beukelaer (BEL) 1 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout C 1T 1932-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Henkaert (BEL) 3 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-06 0 0 - -
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool 3 1936-08-08 1 2 21 23
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1936-08-08 ITA 9, FRA 5 5 2
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 1T 1936-08-08 Mangiarotti (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 3 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1936-08-08 Riccardi (ITA) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Cornaggia-Medici (ITA) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Ragno (ITA) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1936-08-08 SWE 8/32, FRA 8/31 8/31 2
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Dyrssen (SWE) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Almgren (SWE) 1 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1936-08-08 Granfelt (SWE) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1936-08-08 Thofelt (SWE) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1936-08-08 FRA 8, GER 6 8 2
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1936-08-08 Uhlmann (GER) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout F 1T 1936-08-08 Röthig (GER) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 3 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Esser (GER) 1 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Schröder (GER) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 3 0 33 12
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 FRA 12, GER 4 12 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-08 Röthig (GER) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-08 Esser (GER) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-08 Uhlmann (GER) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Schröder (GER) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 FRA 9, BEL 4 9 2
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One NC 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) Not contested, Debeur (BEL) Not contested
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-08 du Monceau de Bergendael (BEL) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 1 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Heim (BEL) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, T'Sas (BEL) 1 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 FRA 12, POL 4 12 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-08 Kantor (POL) 3, Schmetz (FRA) 0 0
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Franz (POL) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Szempliński (POL) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-08 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Karwicki (POL) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1936-08-07 2 0 22 9
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1936-08-07 FRA 9, CAN 3 9 2
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1936-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Otis (CAN) 1 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1936-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Collinge (CAN) 2 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1936-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Dalton (CAN) 0 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Fencing France FRA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1936-08-07 Schmetz (FRA) 3, Tully (CAN) 0 3
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