Gustavo Marzi

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Gustavo Marzi
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Gustavo Marzi in 1933
Personal information
Born 25 November 1908
Livorno, Italy
Died 14 November 1966 (aged 57)
Trieste, Italy
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Foil, sabre

Gustavo Marzi (25 November 1908 – 14 November 1966) was an Italian fencer. He competed in foil and sabre events at the 1928, 1932 and 1936 Olympics and won a gold or silver medal in every event he entered, except for individual sabre in 1928, in which he finished fourth. In total he won two gold and five silver medals.[1]

At the world championships, which were unofficial through 1935, he won 10 titles: two in the individual foil (1935, 1937), seven in team foil (1929–31, 1934–35, 1937–38) and one in team sabre (1938). He died from a lung cancer, aged 57.[1]

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