ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
MARK MIDLER

Sport: Fencing
Inducted: 1983
Country: Soviet Union
Born: September 24, 1931 in Moscow, Russia

Mark Midler was captain of the Soviet Union’s Olympic gold medal Foil teams in 1960 and 1964. He was also a member of Soviet Foil teams that won World Team Championships five times.

Midler won a World Championships silver medal in Individual Foil in 1957, and Individual bronze medals in 1959 and 1961. His World Foil team’s five gold medals were captured in 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965 and 1966. In 1967, Midler’s Soviet Foil team won a silver medal.

The Moscow-born foil master joined the Soviet national team in 1954, and was one of the early prodigies of the Soviet Union’s budding fencing program. Midler has served through the years as one of the old Soviet Union’s and Russia’s Olympic coaches.

 
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