Ramón Fonst

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Birthday
31, 1883
Birthplace
Havana, Cuba
Death Date
Sep 9, 1959 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1883
Birthplace
Havana, Cuba
Death Date
Sep 9, 1959 (76)

About

Cuban fencer and four-time Olympic gold medalist, he won one in 1900 and two in 1904.

Before Fame

He entered his first Olympics in 1900, winning a gold and a silver.

Trivia

He was the first olympic medal winner ever from Latin America.

Family Life

He married Freida Fonst in 2006 and the couple remained married until his death.

Associated With

He last competed in the Olympics in 1904, eight years before the legendary Jim Thorpe stepped on to the scene.