With the Italian team, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici, won the Olympic team épée gold in 1928, although he had personally struggled in the final pool. Repeating the team success at the 1931 European Championships, he took home two medals from the Los Angeles Games. Despite three losses, he took the individual gold medal, while the Italian team placed second. Comaggia-Medici remained successful with the Italian team, taking gold at the 1933 Europeans and 1936 Olympics. He was close to a second individual title in Berlin, but a late loss in the final pool left him with the bronze.