Paul Pesthy

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Paul Pesthy
Personal information
Born (1938-03-25)25 March 1938
Budapest, Hungary
Died 28 October 2008(2008-10-28) (aged 70)
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Sport
Sport Modern pentathlon, Fencing

Paul Pesthy (25 March 1938 – 28 October 2008) was an American modern pentathlete and fencer. He won a silver medal in the team pentathlon event at the 1964 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

He was born in Hungary and emigrated to the United States in 1958.[2] He was USFA/AFLA national épée champion (1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1983). Member, U.S. Olympic fencing team (1964, 1968, 1976, 1980); member, U.S. Olympic modern pentathlon team (1964, 1968). Olympic silver medalist, Pentathlon team 1964, World Team Bronze 1962, 1963. IFA épée champion (1964) and NCAA épée champion (1964, 1965) for Rutgers. Member of the United States Fencing Association Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Paul Pesthy". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Paul Pesthy Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-22.