Goldstein, Ralph M.

(1913-1997) – AFLA national foil medalist; national epee finalist. Member, U.S. Olympic team (1948, ’56); captain (1960). Editor, “American Fencing” magazine (1969-76).

Mike DeCicco (left) had the pleasure of inducting fencing great Ralph Goldstein (center) into the Helms Hall of Fame at a presentation at the NYAC on January 29th. Mr. DeCicco, president of the N.F.C.A.A, also presented an award to the late Tracy Jaeckel, which was received by Alan Ruben (right), A.F.L.A. prexy.

1948 Olympic Team aboard the Queen Elizabeth

Left to Right:  Warren Dow, Ralph Goldstein, Norman Lewis, Joe deCapriles, George Worth, Mike deCapriles, Tibor Nyilas, Gus Prokop

Ralph Goldstein officiating a bout between Ohio State fencing team captain Ivan Gilbert (left) against Byron Krieger in 1940.

US Pan Am Games foil team champs in 1959.
l to r – Joseph Paletta, Albert  Axelrod, Gene Glazer, Harold Goldsmith, Ed Richards, Roland Wommack, Ralph Goldstein

Fencing Olympians on board Queen Elizabeth in 1948
Left to right:   Gus Prokop, Ralph Goldstein, George Worth, Tibor Nyilas