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Paolo, Count Thaon Di Revel

Full name: Paolo Ignazio Maria Thaon Di Revel
Gender: Male
Born: May 2, 1888 in Toulon, Var, France
Died: May 31, 1973 in Poirino, Torino, Italy
Title: Count
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Paolo, Count Thaon di Revel competed at the Olympics in 1920 in épée fencing, winning a gold medal in the team event. He studied economics in school and then pursued a political career, eventually becoming Minister of Finance and Mayor of Torino (1929-35). Count Thaon di Revel was co-opted onto the IOC in 1932 and served on the Executive Board from 1954-59. He was supposed to step down because of the age limit in 1959, but his membership was extended one year to allow him to serve during the 1960 Rome Olympics. He was also President of the Organizing Committee for the 1956 Winter Games in Cortina.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Italy ITA 7T p1 r1/4
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Épée, Team Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 7T 1920-08-20 3

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML MT TBW/TD
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Final Pool 1 1920-08-20 5 0 0
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1920-08-20 ITA 12, POR 3 12
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool Two 2T 1920-08-20 3 1 1
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