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Fernand Leischen

Full name: Jean-Fernand Leischen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 21, 1919 in Differdange, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: April 29, 2017
Country: LUX Luxembourg
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Jean-Fernand Leischen was an épée fencer who competed at the 1948, 1952, and 1956 Olympics, in both individual and team events at each Games. With the Luxembourg team he finished fourth in team épée in 1952 and tied for fifth in 1948. At the World Championships Leischen helped Luxembourg to fifth-place finishes in 1951, and 1953-55.

Leischen later became active in fencing administration, with the Cercle d’Éscrime Differdingen, whom he served as secretary-general, treasurer, vice-president, and finally from 1961-64, as president. He also represented the Fédération Luxembourgeoise d'Éscrime on the Comité Olympique Luxembourgeois. His business career was in industry.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Luxembourg LUX 8 p6 r1/4
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Men's Épée, Team Luxembourg LUX 5T
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Luxembourg LUX 8 p5 r2/4
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Men's Épée, Team Luxembourg LUX 4
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Luxembourg LUX 6 p3 r1/4
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Men's Épée, Team Luxembourg LUX 3 p3 r1/3

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR TG TD
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Six 8 1948-08-07 0 6
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool Five 8 1952-07-27 2 5 17
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 6 1956-11-30 1 21 21
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-30 Pew (USA) 5, Leischen (LUX) 3 3
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-30 Carleson (SWE) 5, Leischen (LUX) 5 5
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-30 Achten (BEL) 5, Leischen (LUX) 4 4
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-30 Stone (AUS) 5, Leischen (LUX) 4 4
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-30 Leischen (LUX) 5, Echeverry (COL) 1 5

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML TBW/TD IBW BW BL TD
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Semi-Finals Pool Two 3 1948-08-06 0 2
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1948-08-06 SWE 11, LUX 3 3 1
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1948-08-06 ITA 11, LUX 4 4 1
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1948-08-06 1 0 8 6
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1948-08-06 LUX 8, USA 6 8 1
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1948-08-05 1 0 8 6
1948 Summer 28 London Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 1 1948-08-05 LUX 8, FIN 6 8 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Final Pool 4 1952-07-26 0 3 9 33
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Final Pool Team Bout C 2 1952-07-26 ITA 12, LUX 2 2 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Final Pool Team Bout E 2 1952-07-26 SWE 13, LUX 3 3 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1952-07-26 SUI 8, LUX 4 4 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1952-07-26 1 0 10 5
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1952-07-26 LUX 10, DEN 5 10 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1952-07-25 2 1 23 22
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool One 2 1952-07-25 HUN 10, LUX 4 4 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1952-07-25 LUX 9, FRA 6 9 3
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Quarter-Finals Pool One 1 1952-07-25 LUX 10, FIN 6 10 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Five 2 1952-07-25 1 0 8 3
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Five 1 1952-07-25 LUX 8, AUS 3 8 2
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 3 1956-11-28 0 2 11 20
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 BEL 11, LUX 5 5 1
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 FRA 9, LUX 6 6 1
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 Dehez (BEL) 5, Leischen (LUX) 3 3
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 Achten (BEL) 5, Leischen (LUX) 3 3
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 Delaunois (BEL) 5, Leischen (LUX) 5 5
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-28 Leischen (LUX) 5, Van Der Auwera (BEL) 4 5
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 Dreyfus (FRA) 5, Leischen (LUX) 3 3
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 Queyroux (FRA) 5, Leischen (LUX) 3 3
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-28 Dagallier (FRA) 5, Leischen (LUX) 2 2
1956 Summer 37 Melbourne Fencing Luxembourg LUX Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-28 Leischen (LUX) 5, Nigon (FRA) 0 5
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