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Fencing at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's Sabre, Individual

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Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Physical Culture Gymnasium, Washington University, St. Louis
Date Started: September 8, 1904
Date Finished: September 8, 1904
Format: Round-robin pool.

Gold: CUB Manuel Díaz
Silver: USA William Grebe
Bronze: USA Albertson Van Zo Post


[Albertson Van Zo Post] had been US Champion in 1901-03, but in St. Louis he lost his bout against [William Grebe], which would drop Van Zo Post to the bronze medal and give silver to Grebe. Gold went to Cuban [Manuel Díaz], who won all his matches. Although from Cuba, Díaz attended Harvard College. He also won a gold medal in St. Louis in team foil.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Manuel Díaz 30 Cuba CUB Gold
2 William Grebe 35 United States USA Silver
3 Albertson Van Zo Post 37 United States USA Bronze
4 Theodore Carstens 25 United States USA
5 Arthur Fox 25 United States USA