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Olympic Records in Fencing

Fencing has been contested at the Olympics since 1896 and for women since 1924. Three weapons are medal events – epee, foil and sabre. Most gold medals 7 Aladar Gerevich (Hungary) 1932 – 1960 at sabre (6 in team events) … Continue reading

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World Hall of Fame 1920: Hannes Kolehmainen, Nedo Nadi, Oscar Swahn and Hubert van Innis

The four inductees into my Hall of Fame for 1920 are notable competitors from Olympic sports: Hannes Kolehmainen (Finland-Athletics) – The first of the great generation of Finnish long-distance runners known as the “Flying Finns”. ┬áHe won three gold medals … Continue reading

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