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Curtis Shears

Full name: Curtis Charles Shears
Gender: Male
Born: July 4, 1901 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 30, 1988 in Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Curtis Shears began fencing at the Naval Academy where he won the IFA championship in foil individual and was a member of the championship foil team. He also won the AFLA national championship in outdoor épée individual in 1923. Shears earned a J.D. degree from NYU in 1932 and became an assistant U.S. Attorney in New York City. He was one of the founders of the Big Brother organization, and became an authority on nutrition, authoring three books on the subject.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool 3 1932-08-07 1 2 20½ 22½
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-07 ITA 9½, USA 1
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-07 Riccardi (ITA) 3, Shears (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 1 1932-08-07 Shears (USA) 3, Cornaggia-Medici (ITA) 0 3
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-07 Minoli (ITA) 3, Shears (USA) 2 2
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout D 2 1932-08-07 Ragno (ITA) 3, Shears (USA) 0 0
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-06 1 0 8 8
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-06 USA 8/33, DEN 8/28 8/33 2
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-06 Shears (USA) 3, Bloch (DEN) 1 3
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-06 Leidersdorff (DEN) 3, Shears (USA) 1 1
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1932-08-06 Shears (USA) 3, Kofoed-Hansen (DEN) 0 3
1932 Summer 31 Los Angeles Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1932-08-06 Osiier (DEN) 3, Shears (USA) 2 2
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