|Birth name||Gyorgy Woittitz|
April 1, 1915|
|Died||January 15, 2006
Orangeburg, New York, United States
He won a bronze medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London in the team competition and placed fifth in the individual event. At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, he reached the quarterfinals in the solo event and advanced to the final in the team event, where they finished in fourth place. At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, he reached the semifinals in the sabre event. In the team event they had a bye into the semifinals, where they were defeated. His final Olympics was the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, where he and his team placed fourth in the sabre competition.
Pan American Games
Worth won the individual silver medal in sabre and the team gold medal in sabre and foil at the 1951 Pan American Games in Argentina. He repeated those results at the 1955 Pan American Games in Mexico. At the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago, he again won a team gold, but came in fifth in the individual competition.
Hall of Fame
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- Fairfield Fencing[dead link]
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