Péter Tóth (fencer)

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Péter Tóth
Péter Tóth 1908 Olympics.jpg
Tóth at the 1908 Olympics
Personal information
Born12 July 1882 (1882-07-12)[1]
Budapest, Hungary
Died28 February 1967 (1967-03-01) (aged 84)
Budapest, Hungary
Sport
SportFencing
Event(s)Sabre, foil
ClubMAC, Budapest

Péter Tóth (12 July 1882 – 28 February 1967) was a Hungarian fencer who competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games and at the 1908, 1912 and 1928 Olympics. He won team gold medals in sabre in 1908 and 1912, finishing fifth-sixth individually; he won an individual bronze medal in the sabre three hits event in 1906. In 1928 he placed fifth in the team foil. Domestically Tóth won 17 Hungarian foil and sabre titles between 1907 and 1934, and competed until 1937.[2]

Tóth was a founding member of Fédération Internationale d'Escrime in 1913. He died in Budapest, aged 84, after being hit by a truck.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Péter Tóth". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 4 April 2010.
  2. ^ a b Olimpiai érmeseink - Tóth Péter dr. Hungarian Olympic Committee

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