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Skip Shurtz

Full name: Sewall "Skip" Shurtz
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: March 17, 1933 in Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Skip Shurtz fenced both foil and épée, winning Amateur Fencers League of America (AFLA) titles with both weapons, épée in 1954 and foil in 1956. In 1955 he won two silver medals at the Pan American Games in individual and team épée. After the Olympics Shurtz retired from fencing and returned to college at Wayne State University, graduating in 1963. Shurtz then became a fencing coach, first at Scottsdale Community College near Phoenix, and with his own club, the Phoenix Falcons. He later taught wheelchair fencers with the Grand Canyon State Fencing Foundation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Team United States USA 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing Men's Épée, Individual United States USA 7 p1 r3/4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing Men's Épée, Team United States USA 3 p1 r1/3

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool 4 1956-11-23 0 3 18 28
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 HUN 9, USA 5 5 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 1 1 13 15
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 ITA 8, USA 8 8 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 USA 9, GBR 7 9 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 1 0 13 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 USA 13, AUS 3 13 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Marosi (HUN) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Fülöp (HUN) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Gyuricza (HUN) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Lucarelli (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Mangiarotti (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Di Rosa (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Jay (GBR) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-23 Hoskyns (GBR) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Buckingham (AUS) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-23 McCowage (AUS) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Steele (AUS) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, McKenzie (AUS) 2 5

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW TG TR TD
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 7 1956-11-30 2 18 32
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 3 1956-11-30 4 20 21
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-30 4 27 17
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Queyroux (FRA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Balthazár (HUN) 5, Shurtz (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Mangiarotti (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Delfino (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Delaunois (BEL) 3 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Forssell (SWE) 5, Shurtz (USA) 1 1
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Schmit (LUX) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1956-11-30 Rehbinder (SWE) 5, Shurtz (USA) 0 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Wiik (FIN) 3 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Dagallier (FRA) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Lund (AUS) 5 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Howard (GBR) 4 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Chernushevich (URS) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-30 Delaunois (BEL) 5, Shurtz (USA) 4 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Gretsch (LUX) 2 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Asselin (CAN) 2 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Korhonen (FIN) 3 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-30 Shurtz (USA) 5, Yanguas (COL) 0 5

Men's Épée, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 3 1956-11-28 0 2 15 17
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 ITA 8, USA 8 8 1
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 GBR 9, USA 7 7 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Pavesi (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Bertinetti (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Pellegrino (ITA) 5, Shurtz (USA) 3 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Shurtz (USA) 5, Anglesio (ITA) 3 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Hoskyns (GBR) 5, Shurtz (USA) 2 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-28 Howard (GBR) 5, Shurtz (USA) 5 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Shurtz (USA) 5, Jay (GBR) 1 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-28 Shurtz (USA) 5, Paul (GBR) 3 5
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