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Edgar Seligman

Full name: Edgar Isaac Seligman
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: April 14, 1867 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 27, 1958 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Amateur Fencing Association / Bertrand's Fencing Academy
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Fencing, Art Competitions

Medals: 3 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Although he made his Olympic debut at age 39, Edgar Seligman's Olympic career still lasted for 5 Olympics. Seligman was a strong fencer on all three weapons, and is in fact the only person to have won the British title in each weapon at least twice: épée (1904, 1906), foil (1906, 1907) and sabre (1923, 1924). In the Olympics, Seligman excelled in the épée, winning three consecutive team silvers wit the British team, and taking 6th individually in 1912. From 1912 to 1924, he served as the team captain of the British fencing team. The jewish fencer was also an accomplished painter, exhibiting at the Royal Academy and the Fine Art Society in London. He also entered works in the Olympic art competitions of the 1928 and 1932 Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Men's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 3 p3 r1/3
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Great Britain GBR AC p1 r2/3
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Men's Épée, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Great Britain GBR 4T p12 r1/4
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Men's Épée, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Men's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 6
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Great Britain GBR 6
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Men's Épée, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 4 p8 r1/3
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Foil, Team Great Britain GBR 5
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Épée, Team Great Britain GBR 7T
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Men's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR AC r5/5 DNF
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Men's Foil, Team Great Britain GBR 3 p3 r2/4
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual Great Britain GBR AC p1 r2/3 DNF
1928 Summer 61 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Great Britain GBR AC
1928 Summer 61 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Great Britain GBR AC
1932 Summer 65 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Great Britain GBR AC

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool 6 1912-07-08 3 4 23 29
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool One 1T 1912-07-08 1
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2T 1912-07-07 1
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Nine 1T 1912-07-06 1
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Eight 4 1920-08-17 2 3
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1924-07-03 4 1 23 17
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1924-07-03 Cattiau (FRA) 5, Seligman (GBR) 3 3
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-03 Seligman (GBR) 5, Coutrot (FRA) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-03 Seligman (GBR) 5, De Beukelaer (BEL) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-03 Seligman (GBR) 5, Calnan (USA) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-03 Seligman (GBR) 5, Lorentzen (NOR) 1 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-02 4 1 24 18
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-02 Seligman (GBR) 5, Ducret (FRA) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-02 Seligman (GBR) 5, Osiier (DEN) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-02 Seligman (GBR) 5, Crahay (BEL) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1924-07-02 Seligman (GBR) 5, Queiróz (POR) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1924-07-02 Calnan (USA) 5, Seligman (GBR) 4 4
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round Two Pool Five 1 1924-07-01 5 0 25 16
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round Two Pool Five 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, Osiier (DEN) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round Two Pool Five 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, Ettinger (AUT) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round Two Pool Five 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, Fitting (SUI) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round Two Pool Five 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, de Jong (NED) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round Two Pool Five 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, García (ESP) 2 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Nine 1 1924-07-01 4 0 20 9
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Nine 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, Calnan (USA) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Nine 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, de Jong (NED) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Nine 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, Sjøqvist (DEN) 0 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Nine 1 1924-07-01 Seligman (GBR) 5, de Pomés (ESP) 2 5

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 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool 5 1920-08-17 0 4 17 47
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1920-08-17 FRA 14, GBR 2 2 1
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout J 2 1920-08-17 DEN 9, GBR 7 7 1
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 3 1920-08-15 2 2
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 1 1920-08-15 GBR 9, TCH 7 9 2
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1920-08-15 DEN 10, GBR 6 6 1
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1920-08-15 ITA 9, GBR 7 7 1
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 3 1924-06-28 0 2 9 23
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1924-06-28 BEL 12, GBR 4 4 3
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1924-06-28 Crahay (BEL) 5, Seligman (GBR) 4 4
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1924-06-28 Seligman (GBR) 5, Beaurain (BEL) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1924-06-28 Seligman (GBR) 5, de Montigny (BEL) 2 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1924-06-28 Seligman (GBR) 5, Van Damme (BEL) 4 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1924-06-28 ARG 11, GBR 5 5 3
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1924-06-28 Seligman (GBR) 5, Santamarina (ARG) 2 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1924-06-28 Seligman (GBR) 5, Casco (ARG) 2 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1924-06-28 Seligman (GBR) 5, Lucchetti (ARG) 3 5
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1924-06-28 Larraz (ARG) 5, Seligman (GBR) 3 3

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL BT
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Twelve 4T 1908-07-18 1 2 2
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool 6 1912-07-13 2 4 1
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 1T 1912-07-13 0
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool One 3 1912-07-12 2
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 1T 1912-07-11 1

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result TBW/TD IBW MW ML BW BL
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 1T 1906-04-26 GBR 9, FRA 9 9
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1906-04-26 Seligman (GBR) , Mohr (FRA)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1906-04-26 de la Falaise (FRA) , Seligman (GBR)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 1T 1906-04-26 Seligman (GBR) Draw, Dillon-Kavanagh (FRA) Draw
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1906-04-26 Seligman (GBR) , d'Hugues (FRA)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1906-04-26 FRA 9, GBR 6 6
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout B NC 1906-04-26 Seligman (GBR) Not contested, Mohr (FRA) Not contested
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1906-04-26 de la Falaise (FRA) , Seligman (GBR)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1906-04-26 Seligman (GBR) , Dillon-Kavanagh (FRA)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1906-04-26 Seligman (GBR) , d'Hugues (FRA)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Team Bout B 1 GBR 14, BEL 9 14
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Team Bout B 1 Seligman (GBR) , Cloquet (BEL)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Team Bout B 1T Seligman (GBR) Draw, de Montigny (BEL) Draw
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Team Bout B 1T Seligman (GBR) Draw, Crahay (BEL) Draw
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Team Bout B 1 Seligman (GBR) , Le Hardy de Beaulieu (BEL)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout D 1 GBR 9, GER 2 9
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout D NC Erckrath de Bary (GER) Not contested, Seligman (GBR) Not contested
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout D 1 Seligman (GBR) , Casmir (GER)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout D 1 Seligman (GBR) , Petri (GER)
1906 Summer 39 Athina Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout D 1 Seligman (GBR) , Schön (GER)
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout A 1 1908-07-20 GBR 9, NED 7 9 1
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout A 1 1908-07-20 Seligman (GBR) , de Jong (NED)
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout A 1 1908-07-20 Seligman (GBR) , Doorman (NED)
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout A 1 1908-07-20 Seligman (GBR) , Labouchere (NED)
1908 Summer 41 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Team Bout A 2 1908-07-20 van Rossem (NED) , Seligman (GBR)
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool 2 1912-07-10 1 2 26 28
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1912-07-10 BEL 10, GBR 7 7 1
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1912-07-10 Anspach (BEL) , Seligman (GBR)
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1912-07-10 Ochs (BEL) , Seligman (GBR)
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 2 1912-07-10 Anspach (BEL) , Seligman (GBR)
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout A 1 1912-07-10 Seligman (GBR) , Hennet (BEL)
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1912-07-10 NED 10, GBR 9 9 2
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1912-07-09 2 1 30 27
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1912-07-09 GBR 10, DEN 8 10
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1912-07-09 GBR 10, BOH 9 10
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 4 1920-08-20 1 3
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1920-08-20 FRA 9, GBR 3 3 1
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1920-08-20 SUI 7, GBR 4 4 1
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1920-08-20 USA 8, GBR 7 7 3
1920 Summer 53 Antwerpen Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 1 1920-08-20 GBR 7, TCH 6 7 2

Men's Sabre, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool One AC 1924-07-16
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 3 1924-07-16 3 2 15 12
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 2 1924-07-16 Puliti (ITA) 4, Seligman (GBR) 1 1
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 2 1924-07-16 Feyerick (BEL) 4, Seligman (GBR) 2 2
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 1 1924-07-16 Seligman (GBR) 4, Mendy (URU) 1 4
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 1 1924-07-16 Seligman (GBR) 4, Ponce (ARG) 3 4
1924 Summer 57 Paris Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 1 1924-07-16 Seligman (GBR) 4, González (ESP) 0 4

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 61 Amsterdam Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC Portrait de l'Artiste
1928 Summer 61 Amsterdam Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC A l'École d'Escrime de Bertrand

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 65 Los Angeles Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC Calisthenics