Márta Egerváry

Márta Egerváry (born 24 March 1943 in Budapest) is a former freestyle and medley swimmer from Hungary, who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1960.[1]

Márta Egerváry
Personal information
Full nameEgerváry Márta
NationalityHungary
Born (1943-03-24) 24 March 1943 (age 78)
Budapest
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
Strokesfreestyle
ClubFerencvárosi TC
Medal record
European Championships (LC)
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Leipzig 400 m medley
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 1965 Budapest 100 m butterfly
Gold medal – first place 1963 Porto Alegre 200 m breaststroke
Gold medal – first place 1963 Porto Alegre 100 m butterfly
Bronze medal – third place 1965 Budapest 200 m breaststroke

Her best individual result was eighth, achieved at the 1964 Olympic Games in 400 m medley. With the Hungarian 4x100 metres medley relay team she was sixth in 1960.[2]

At the European Championships she won a bronze medal in 1962 in 400 m medley for which she was chosen Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Egerváry's entry on www.sports-reference.com; retrieved 7 July 2011
  2. ^ "Marta Egervary Results". Olympics. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
Awards
Preceded by
Kornélia Pap
Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year
1962
Succeeded by
Ildikó Rejtő