A member of the Austrian fencing team at the second Olympiad (the 1900 Paris Games), Flesch won the bronze medal in the individual sabre competition. He returned to Olympic competition at the 1908 London Games and again participated in the individual sabre event. After winning his first round pool, Flesch was eliminated from the competition in the quarterfinals after winning only one of four bouts. He officially finished in 24th place.
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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)