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Hugo Castello

Hugo Castello (Fencing.  Born, LaPlata, Argentina, Apr. 22, 1914; died, New York, NY, Mar. 28, 1994.)  After being a three-time I.F.A. foil champion (1935-37) at N.Y.U., Hugo Castello coached the Violets fencers to a record 10 N.C.A.A. team championships.  Castello succeeded his father Julio (who had coached N.Y.U. since 1927) in 1947 and served 32 […]

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