Ioannis Georgiadis

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Men's Fencing
Gold 1896 Sabre
Gold 1906 Sabre

Ioannis Georgiadis (April 24, 1876 - May 17, 1960) was a Greek fencer. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens during which time he was studying medicine.

Georgiadis competed in the men's sabre event. In the five-man, round-robin tournament, Georgiadis won all four of his matches. He defeated Georgios Iatridis, Adolf Schmal, Telemachos Karakalos, and Holger Nielsen in succession to win first place.

He won a second gold medal at the 1906 Summer Olympics.

Georgiadis was a professor of forensic medicine and an expert in criminology. In 1912, he founded the morgue of Athens and in 1932 the Museum of Crime.