A member of the Belgian fencing team at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, Salmon competed in three events and won a gold medal in the team epee. He also competed in two individual events, but was eliminated in the first round of both the individual foil and individual sabre. The 1912 Belgian fencing team included famous artist Jacques Ochs.
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Use links below to navigate through the olympics section of Jews In Sports.
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
The Jewish Almanac, edited by Richard Siegel and Carl Rheins (New York: Bantam Books, 1980)
The Olympic Games: Athens 1896-Sydney 2000, (New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1999)