Zoltán Ozoray Schenker

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The native form of this personal name is Ozoray Schenker Zoltán. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Zoltán Ozoray Schenker
Medal record
Men's fencing
Representing  Hungary
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1912 Stockholm Team sabre
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Team sabre
Bronze medal – third place 1924 Paris Team foil

Zoltán Ozoray Schenker (October 13, 1880 – August 25, 1966) was a Hungarian sabre and foil fencer. He was born in Váradszentmárton, Hungary. His father was a Transylvanian Saxon, and his mother was a member of the Hungarian nobility.


He appeared in three Olympiads, winning 3 medals.[1]

At the 1912 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the team sabre event and placed fourth in individual sabre. In individual foil, he was eliminated in the semifinal round. At the 1924 Summer Olympics, he won bronze in team foil and silver in team sabre. In individual events, he placed fourth in individual sabre and was eliminated in the first round in individual foil. He also competed in individual foil at the 1928 Summer Olympics, where he reached the semifinals.[2]


Schenker was also an author on fencing.[2] He died in Budapest.


  1. ^ "Zoltán Ozoray Schenker Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-03-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Schenker, Zoltan". Jews In Sports. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 

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