Katalin Szőke

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Katalin Szőke, 1952
Bust of Katalin Szőke

Katalin Szőke [ ˈkɒtɒlin ˈsøːkɛ ] (born August 17, 1935 in Budapest ; † October 27, 2017 in Los Angeles , California ) was a Hungarian swimmer .

At the age of 16 she was double Olympic champion at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki . She won both the 100 m freestyle and the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay of the Hungarian team. At the European Championships in 1954 , she was also able to win the 100 m freestyle title. In 1985 she was inducted into the international swimming pool 's hall of fame .

Individual proof

  1. Gyász: elhunyt Szoke Kató, Helsinki kétszeres olimpiai bajnoka

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