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Antal Zirczy

Full name: Antal Zirczy (Gfellner)
Gender: Male
Born: February 2, 1898 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 20, 1972 in Graz, Steiermark, Austria
Title: Alezredes
Affiliations: Rendőrtiszti Atlétikai Club
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Antal Zirczy competed in team foil fencing for Hungary at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Zirczy studied at a military school in Timisoara, graduating in November 1918. From 1920-23 he studied at the Hungarian Royal Ludovika Akademy. He later taught at the Royal Hungarian Bocskai István College in Budapest from 1930-31. In 1933 he was a member of the Hungarian sabre team that won the European Championship. Additionally Zirczy was Hungarian individual sabre champion in 1933, which at that time was more difficult than winning the Olympic title. Besides this individual title Zirczy won 11 national team championships – seven in sabre and four in foil.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Men's Foil, Team Hungary HUN 7T

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool One 3 1936-08-02 1 2 18 30
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-02 USA 9, HUN 7 7 2
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-02 Zirczy (HUN) 5, Alessandroni (USA) 2 5
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool One 1 1936-08-02 Zirczy (HUN) 5, Hurd (USA) 2 5
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-02 Levis (USA) 5, Zirczy (HUN) 3 3
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool One 2 1936-08-02 Pecora (USA) 5, Zirczy (HUN) 3 3
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Pool Three 2 1936-08-02 1 0 14 2
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1936-08-02 HUN 14, YUG 2 14 4
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1936-08-02 Zirczy (HUN) 5, Tretinjak (YUG) 0 5
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1936-08-02 Zirczy (HUN) 5, Marion (YUG) 2 5
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1936-08-02 Zirczy (HUN) 5, Pengov (YUG) 2 5
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Fencing Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Pool Three 1 1936-08-02 Zirczy (HUN) 5, KorÅ¡ić (YUG) 2 5
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