Jenő Fuchs

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Jenő Fuchs
1912 Jenő Fuchs.JPG
Jenő Fuchs at the 1912 Olympics
Personal information
Born 29 October 1882
Budapest, Hungary
Died 14 March 1955 (aged 72)
Budapest, Hungary
Sport
Sport Fencing
Club Edison KE

Dr. Jenő Fuchs (29 October 1882 – 14 March 1955, in Budapest, Hungary) was a Hungarian Olympic champion sabre fencer.[1]

Fencing career[edit]

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Fuchs was Jewish,[2] He reached the Olympics by placing third in a qualifying event.[3]

Olympics[edit]

Fuchs gold medals in Individual and Team Sabre at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London and the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, where he was undefeated in both events. His overall Olympic record was 22 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw.

Hall of Fame[edit]

Fuchs was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jenő Fuchs Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 30 January 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Paul Taylor (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics : with a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medallists. Sussex Academic Press. pp. 20–. ISBN 978-1-903900-88-8. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Andrew Handler (1985) "From the Ghetto To The Games: Jewish Athletes in Hungary" (PDF). Archived from the original on 29 May 2008. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 

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