Marin at the 1976 Olympics
19 January 1953 |
|Height||177 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Club||Viitorul Bucuresti (1967–72)
CSA Steaua Bucureşti (1972–85)
|Coached by||Lucian Glisca
Cornel Marin (born 19 January 1953) is a retired Romanian sabre fencer. He competed at the 1976, 1980 and 1984 Olympics and won team bronze medals in 1976 and 1984. He won three more team medals at the world championships in 1974–1977. In 1977 he was named Best Fencer of the Year in Romania.
As a teenager Marin was trained as a fencer and jeweler. He eventually chose fencing as profession, and worked as a fencing coach at CSA Steaua Bucureşti after retiring from competitions in 1985.
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