Ede Király

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Olympic medal record
Figure skating
Competitor for  Hungary
Silver 1948 St. Moritz Pairs
Ede Király
Personal information
Country represented  Hungary
Born (1926-02-23)February 23, 1926
Died August 10, 2009(2009-08-10) (aged 83)
Former partner Andrea Kékesy

Ede Király (23 February 1926 – 10 August 2009) was a Hungarian figure skater. He was born in Budapest. As a solo skater he won two silver medals and a bronze at the World Figure Skating Championships, placing second behind Dick Button twice. He also was European men's champion in 1950. In pairs, he and Andrea Kékesy won the silver medal at the 1948 Winter Olympics. The following year they won gold at the European Championships. In the 1950s he became a coach in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

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(men's singles)

Event 1941 1944 1947 1948 1949 1950
Winter Olympic Games 5th
World Championships 3rd 2nd 2nd
European Championships 4th 2nd 1st
Hungarian Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

(pairs with Andrea Kékesy)

Event 1944 1947 1948 1949
Winter Olympic Games 2nd
World Championships 2nd 1st
European Championships 1st 1st
Hungarian Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st

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