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
DiedDecember 24, 2017(2017-12-24) (aged 90)

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.


  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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