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David Micahnik

Full name: David Morris Micahnik
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: November 5, 1938 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Salle Csiszar, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

David Micahnik fenced épée for the United States at the 1960, 1964, and 1968 Olympics. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and fenced for Salle Cziszar in Philadelphia, and continued to fence competitively in veterans events into his 60s. Michanik became the coach at his alma mater, coaching both the men and women’s fencers there for over 35 years. He led the Penn men to an NCAA title in 1981 and the women to the 1986 national championship. He also coached extensively at the national level, coaching US teams in four Under-20 World Championships, five Universiades, two World Championships, the 1985 and 1993 World Maccabiah Games, and the 1986 and 1988 Junior Pan-American Games. Micahnik currently serves on the Board of Directors for US Fencing and in the Congress of US Fencing. He has also been a vice-president of the US Fencing Coaches Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing Men's Épée, Individual United States USA 6 p1 r2/5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 9T
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing Men's Épée, Individual United States USA 5 p2 r2/4
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 p4 r1/5
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing Men's Épée, Individual United States USA 6 p7 r2/4
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 p1 r1/4

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TD TG TR
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 6 1960-09-05 1 4
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 2 1960-09-05 Neuber (GER) 5, Micahnik (USA) 2 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 2 1960-09-05 Guittet (FRA) 5, Micahnik (USA) 1 1
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 2 1960-09-05 Breda (ITA) 5, Micahnik (USA) 2 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 2 1960-09-05 Jay (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool One 1 1960-09-05 Micahnik (USA) 6, Ferreira (POR) 5 6
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 3 1960-09-05 4 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1960-09-05 Micahnik (USA) 5, Tabuchi (JPN) 1 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1960-09-05 Micahnik (USA) 5, Pellegrino (ITA) 3 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1960-09-05 Micahnik (USA) 5, Martínez (ARG) 2 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1960-09-05 Micahnik (USA) 5, Sebti (MAR) 0 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1960-09-05 Carpenter (IRL) 5, Micahnik (USA) 2 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1960-09-05 Polledri (SUI) 5, Micahnik (USA) 1 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 5 1964-10-18 3 25 25
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1964-10-18 Hoskyns (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1964-10-18 Abrahamsson (SWE) 5, Micahnik (USA) 5 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Kriss (URS) 2 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Pellegrino (ITA) 4 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Kausz (HUN) 4 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two 2 1964-10-18 Dreyfus (FRA) 5, Micahnik (USA) 2 2
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two Barrage 2 1964-10-18 0 4 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Two Barrage 2 1964-10-18 Abrahamsson (SWE) 5, Micahnik (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 5 1964-10-18 4 28 27
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-18 Tabuchi (JPN) 5, Micahnik (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-18 Steininger (SUI) 5, Micahnik (USA) 1 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 2 1964-10-18 Kausz (HUN) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Guittet (FRA) 2 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Hobby (AUS) 3 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Jiménez (CHI) 3 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Seven 1 1964-10-18 Micahnik (USA) 5, Echeverry (COL) 4 5
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Seven 6 1968-10-21 1 4 15 22
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1968-10-21 3 2 19 16

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 0 1 5 9
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 GBR 9, USA 5 5 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Jay (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 0 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Hoskyns (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 4 4
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Two NC 1960-09-09 Micahnik (USA) Not contested, Pelling (GBR) Not contested
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round Two Pool Two 2 1960-09-09 Howard (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1960-09-09 1 1 12 15
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1960-09-09 ITA 9, USA 2 2 1
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One NC 1960-09-09 Micahnik (USA) Not contested, Pavesi (ITA) Not contested
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One NC 1960-09-09 Micahnik (USA) Not contested, Mangiarotti (ITA) Not contested
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1960-09-09 Micahnik (USA) 5, Saccaro (ITA) 3 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1960-09-09 Delfino (ITA) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1960-09-09 USA 10, POR 6 10 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1960-09-09 Ferreira (POR) 6, Micahnik (USA) 5 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1960-09-09 Micahnik (USA) 5, Borrego (POR) 2 5
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1960-09-09 Fernandes (POR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 1 1
1960 Summer 21 Roma Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1960-09-09 Micahnik (USA) 5, de Albuquerque (POR) 0 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 3 1964-10-20 1 1 14 17
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1964-10-20 GER 9, USA 6 6 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1964-10-20 Micahnik (USA) 5, Würtz (GER) 3 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1964-10-20 Stein (GER) 5, Micahnik (USA) 2 2
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1964-10-20 Rompza (GER) 5, Micahnik (USA) 1 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1964-10-20 Gnaier (GER) 5, Micahnik (USA) 4 4
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1964-10-20 USA 8/61, GBR 8/58 8/61 2
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1964-10-20 Jay (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1964-10-20 Pelling (GBR) 5, Micahnik (USA) 3 3
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1964-10-20 Micahnik (USA) 5, Jacobs (GBR) 2 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1964-10-20 Micahnik (USA) 5, Hoskyns (GBR) 3 5
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 3 1968-10-24 1 1 11 20
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 URS 10, USA 5 5 1
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 Nikanchikov (URS) , Micahnik (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 Vitebskiy (URS) , Micahnik (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1968-10-24 Micahnik (USA) , Modzalevsky (URS)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 Smolyakov (URS) , Micahnik (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 ITA 10, USA 6 6 1
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 Francesconi (ITA) , Micahnik (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 Paolucci (ITA) , Micahnik (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1968-10-24 Saccaro (ITA) , Micahnik (USA)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1968-10-24 Micahnik (USA) , Breda (ITA)
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