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Christian d'Oriola

Christian d'Oriola

Christian D'Oriola was a noted French foil fencer named "Fencer of the 20th Century" by the FIE, the International Fencing Federation, in 2001. Born in Perpignan, France, he was World Champion four times, and twice Olympic Champion in the foil individual events. At the 1948 Olympics, at the age of 19, he won a team gold medal and an individual silver medal in foil. At the 1952 Olympics he won gold medals in both the team and individual foil competiti...

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