Gaston Alibert

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Gaston Alibert
Gaston Alibert 1908.jpg
Gaston Alibert (1908)
Medal record
Men's fencing
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place London 1908 Épée individual
Gold medal – first place London 1908 Épée team

Gaston Alibert (February 22, 1878 in Paris – December 26, 1917) was a French fencer and olympic champion in épée competition.

He received a gold medal in épée individual and a gold medal in épée team at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.[1] Eight years before, Alibert already participated in the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris placing seventh in the épée individual event.[2] He contacted tuberculosis while at the front in World War I.


  1. ^ "1908 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Fencing" (Retrieved on June 26, 2008)
  2. ^ "Gaston Alibert biography and olympic results" (Retrieved on November 6, 2009)