Nicola Granieri (3 July 1942 – 28 December 2006) was an Italian fencer.[1] He competed at the 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics in both épée and foil individual and team events with the best achievement of 7th place.[2] He was the épée champion at the 1971 Fencing World Cup and won seventeen national titles over the course of his career.[1] Granieri was also the president of the fencing club in his home town of Turin during 24 years.[1]

Nicola Granieri
Nicola Granieri 1972.jpg
Nicola Granieri at the 1972 Olympics
Personal information
Born(1942-07-03)3 July 1942
Turin, Italy
Died28 December 2006(2006-12-28) (aged 64)
Turin, Italy
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
ClubClub Scherma Torino

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2006 Annual Report of the Executive Committee (Obituary section)" (PDF). Fédération Internationale d'Escrime. 2007. p. 4. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Nicola Granieri Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010.