Mária Littomeritzky

Mária Littomeritzky (also known as Littomeritzky-Bognár; May 12, 1927 – December 24, 2017) was a butterfly swimmer from Hungary, who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1948. She was born in Szeged.[1][2]

Mária Littomeritzky
Personal information
Full nameLittomeritzky Mária
Nationality Hungary
Born(1927-05-12)May 12, 1927
Szeged
DiedDecember 24, 2017(2017-12-24) (aged 90)
Sport
SportSwimming
Strokesbutterfly
ClubBVSC

Her best individual result came in 1956, when she placed fourth in 100 metres butterfly. At the 1952 Summer Olympics she started in the heats of the 4×100 freestyle relay but was replaced for the final. Her team-mates Ilona Novák, Judit Temes, Éva Novák, Katalin Szőke won the final with a new world record and Littomeritzky also received a gold medal. At the European Championships she won a silver medal in 1954 in 100 m butterfly.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Mária Littomeritzky". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2011-07-07.
  2. ^ "Elhunyt Littomeritzky Mária, olimpiai bajnok úszó". bama.hu (in Hungarian).

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