Tom Cross (fencer)

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Tom Cross
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Full nameThomas George Cross
Born2 September 1931
Died26 April 2020(2020-04-26) (aged 88) [1]
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CountryAustralia
Sport Fencing

Thomas George Cross (2 September 1931 26 April 2020) was an Australian fencer. He competed in the team foil event at the 1956 Summer Olympics. [2]

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References

  1. Tom Cross at Olympedia
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tom Cross". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 12 October 2010.