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Toni Albanese

Full name: Antonio "Toni" Albanese
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: December 5, 1937 in Milano, Milano, Italy
Died: June 17, 2013 in Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
Affiliations: Società del Giardino, Milano (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Toni Albanese fenced team épée for Italy at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He also competed at the 1967 World Championships in Moskva. At the Universiades, Albanese won a team épée gold in 1961 and a bronze in 1963. He won two medals in the 60+ Veterans World Championships, with a silver in 2000 and a bronze in 1998. Albanese’s career was as a lawyer.

As a youth Albanese was a tennis player, until he was injured in a bus accident, in which his leg was crushed and fractured in multiple places. Amputation was considered but Albanese was able to keep the leg. After the accident he switched to fencing as his sport.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Men's Épée, Team Italy ITA 6

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Final Pool 5 1968-10-25 2 1 17 13
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout E 1 1968-10-25 ITA 8, AUT 2 8 2
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout E 2 1968-10-25 Losert (AUT) , Albanese (ITA)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout E NC 1968-10-25 Albanese (ITA) Not contested, Polzhuber (AUT) Not contested
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout E 1 1968-10-25 Albanese (ITA) , Battig (AUT)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout E 1 1968-10-25 Albanese (ITA) , Birnbaum (AUT)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout H 2 1968-10-25 URS 7, ITA 0 0 0
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout H 2 1968-10-25 Nikanchikov (URS) , Albanese (ITA)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout H 1T 1968-10-25 Kriss (URS) Draw, Albanese (ITA) Draw
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout H NC 1968-10-25 Vitebskiy (URS) Not contested, Albanese (ITA) Not contested
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Team Bout H NC 1968-10-25 Smolyakov (URS) Not contested, Albanese (ITA) Not contested
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 2 1 29 17
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 1 1968-10-24 ITA 15, POR 1 15 3
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 de Abreu (POR) , Albanese (ITA)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 1 1968-10-24 Albanese (ITA) , Pinheiro (POR)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 1 1968-10-24 Albanese (ITA) , Reis (POR)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Fencing Italy ITA Round One Pool One 1 1968-10-24 Albanese (ITA) , da Silva (POR)
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