János Garay (fencer)
János Garay (23 February 1889 in Budapest, Hungary – 5 March 1945 in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, Oberösterreich, Austria) was a Hungarian fencer, and one of the best sabre fencers in the world in the 1920s.
|Born||23 February 1889|
|Died||5 March 1945 (aged 56)|
|Olympic medal record|
|1928 Amsterdam||Team sabre|
|1924 Paris||Team sabre|
|1924 Paris||Individual sabre|
Garay had two children: Jànos, a water polo player and Mària, a swimmer. He was also father-in-law to Valéria Gyenge.
Garay was the Hungarian national sabre champion in 1923.
European and World ChampionshipsEdit
Concentration Camp and DeathEdit
He was one of 437,000 Jews deported from Hungary to a concentration camp after Germany occupied the country in 1944.
Hall of FameEdit
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