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Vincenzo Pinton

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Vincenzo Pinton
Medal table

Fencing

ItalyItalien Italy
Olympische Ringe Olympics
Silver Berlin 1936 Sabre Team
Silver London 1948 Sabre
Silver London 1948 Sabre Team
Silver Helsinki 1952 Sabre Team
Fechten World Championships
Silver Budapest 1933 Sabre Team
Silver Warsaw 1934 Sabre Team
Silver Lausanne 1935 Sabre Team
Silver Paris 1937 Sabre Team
Gold Lisbon 1947 Sabre Team
Bronze Cairo 1949 Sabre
Gold Cairo 1949 Sabre Team
Silver Monte Carlo 1950 Sabre
Gold Monte Carlo 1950 Sabre Team
Silver Stockholm 1951 Sabre Team
Silver Brussels 1953 Sabre Team

Vincenzo Pinton (born 14 March 1914 in Vicenza; † 8 April 1980 in Venice) was an Italian sabre fencer.

Successes

Vincenzo Pinton was world champion with the team in Lisbon in 1947, in Cairo in 1949 and in Monte Carlo in 1950. Between 1933 and 1937 he had won four times silver with it before, also in 1951 and 1953 he finished second with it. In the singles he reached the podium twice: in 1949 he secured bronze, a year later he was runner-up in Monte Carlo. Pinton took part in three Olympic Games. In 1936 in Berlin he finished fifth in the singles, while with the team he only had to admit defeat to Hungary in the final round and finished second. At the 1948 London Olympics he reached the finals in both the individual and team competitions. In the individual he won the silver medal behind Aladár Gerevich and also with the team he was again second behind Hungary. In 1952 in Helsinki the Italian team managed to win the silver medal behind Hungary for the second time. He finished the individual competition in seventh place.

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