Allan Jay

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Allan Louis Neville Jay
Personal information
Born (1931-06-30) 30 June 1931 (age 84)
London, England
Sport Fencing

Allan Louis Neville Jay MBE (born 30 June 1931, in London, England) was a British foil and épée fencer.

One of the greatest fencers in British history, Jay competed in five Olympiads in both épée and foil, winning two medals.[1][2]

Jay won silver medals at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome in both Individual and Team Épée.[3]

In 1959, he won the World Championship Individual Foil title, and took second place in the Individual Épée event.[3] At other World Championships, Jay took bronze in Team Foil in 1955, the 1957 bronze in Individual Foil, and was a silver medalist in 1965 in Team Épée.[3]

Jay is Jewish.[4] At the 1953 Maccabiah Games in Israel, he won three gold medals, and he repeated the feat at the 1957 Maccabiah Games.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Allan Jay". Retrieved 19 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Allan Jay Olympic Results". Retrieved 19 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Allan Jay". 30 June 1931. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b ".". The Canadian Jewish Chronicle. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 

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