Ignazio FABRA

Photo: Ignazio  FABRA

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Deaflympic / World Championships Medals:

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First Deaflympic Games: Helsinki 1961

Born: 1930

Deceased: 13 Apr 2008

Gender: m

He is considered one of history's most unique and outstanding wrestlers by the International Amateur Wrestling Federation (FILA). Thanks to his achievements and popularity in the world of wrestling, the CISS leadership was induced to include wrestling as a medal sport at the Deaf World Games at Helsinki, Finland, in 1961. Competed at the Deaf World Games three times (1961, 1965 and 1969), in which he won a total of 5 medals (2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze). 1955 world champion among the non-deaf in the 52kg Greco-roman weight class, at the world championships held in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Deaflympics / World ChampionshipsSportEventResult
Helsinki 1961 *Wrestling Freestyle52 - 57 kgSilver
Helsinki 1961 *Wrestling Greco-Roman52 - 57 kgGold
Washington DC 1965 *Wrestling Freestyle52 - 57 kgBronze
Washington DC 1965 *Wrestling Greco-Roman52 - 57 kgSilver
Belgrade 1969 *Wrestling Greco-Roman52 - 57 kgGold
Helsinki 1952Wrestling Greco-Roman- 52 kgSilver
Melbourne 1956Wrestling Greco-Roman- 52 kgSilver
Rome 1960Wrestling Greco-Roman- 52 kg5th
Tokyo 1964Wrestling Greco-Roman- 52 kg4th
See Olympic Profile
Wikipedia: Deaf people in the Olympics
Wikipedia: Ignazio Fabra
* Deaflympics