Jorge Agostini

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Jorge Agostini
Personal information
Born (1910-02-05)5 February 1910
Mayarí, Cuba
Died 9 June 1955(1955-06-09) (aged 45)[1]
Havana, Cuba
Sport
Sport Fencing

Jorge Agostini (5 February 1910 – 9 June 1955) was a Cuban fencer. He competed in the individual foil event at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[2] At the 1951 Pan American Games he won two bronze medals in the team fencing events.[2]

He joined Castro's Revolutionary Forces to fight against Fulgencio Batista. In June 1955 he was killed by Batista's forces; an autopsy revealed 21 bullet holes in his body.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jorge Agostini, mucho más que un campeón de florete" (in Spanish). Cuba Debate. 2010-09-02. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  2. ^ a b "Jorge Agostini Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  3. ^ Wallechinsky, David (2012). The Book of Olympic Lists. p. 236. ISBN 978-1845137731.