István Pelle

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István Pelle
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Hungary
Born (1907-07-26)July 26, 1907
Budapest, Hungary
Died March 6, 1986(1986-03-06) (aged 78)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Club BTC, Budapest

István Pelle (July 26, 1907 – March 6, 1986)[1] was a Hungarian gymnast and Olympic champion.

He competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where he received gold medals in floor exercises and pommel horse, and silver medals in parallel bars and individual all-around.[2]

After World War II, he left Hungary, toured as an artist, and eventually settled in Argentina.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungary"olympic-medallists.com (Retrieved on March 31, 2008)
  2. ^ "1932 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 30, 2008)
  3. ^ "István Pelle". Retrieved July 23, 2013.