Katalin Juhász

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The native form of this personal name is Juhász Katalin. This article uses the Western name order.
Katalin Juhász
Personal information
Born (1932-11-24) 24 November 1932 (age 82)
Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary
Sport
Sport Fencing

Katalin Juhász (Hungarian: Juhász Katalin, Tóth Gézáné, born Juhász Katalin; born November 24, 1932, in Hódmezővásárhely) was a Hungarian foil fencer.

From 1947, she was the fencer of Szegedi Postás, from 1950 the fencer of Szegedi Haladás, from 1957 she played in OSC (Orvosegyetemi Sport Club, Sport Club of the University of Medicine). From 1957 to 1967, she was a member of the Olympic team of Hungary. During her career, she won two Olympic and seven world championship medals. She stopped active sport in 1967.

In 1956, she graduated with a diploma in Chemistry from the University of Szeged. After leaving sport, she became a development engineer of the Accumulator Factory (Akkumulátorgyár) in Budapest. She is retired from 1987.

Results[edit]

  • Olympic champion:
  • Olympics, 2nd place:
  • Olympics, 5th place:
    • 1964, Tokyo: foil individual
  • World champion:
  • Second place on world championships:
    • 1961, Torino: foil team (Judit Ágoston, Lídia Dömölky, Magda Nyári, Ildikó Rejtő, Györgyi Marvalits)
    • 1963, Gdańsk: foil team (Lídia Dömölky, Paula Marosi, Magda Nyári, Ildikó Rejtő, Katalin Szalontay)
  • Third place on world championships:
  • Fourth place on world championships:
    • 1958, Philadelphia: foil team (Lídia Dömölky, Magda Nyári, Ildikó Rejtő)
  • Fifth place on world championships:
  • Sixth place on world championships:
    • 1961, Torino: foil individual
  • Winner of the Universiade:
    • 1957, Paris: foil team (Judit Ágoston, Vera Kelemen, Zsuzsa Morvay)
  • Second place on the Universiade:
    • 1957, Paris: foil individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katalin Juhász Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-30. 

Sources[edit]

  • László Havas: A magyar sport aranykönyve – Budapest, 1982 – ISBN 963-253-572-3
  • Endre Kahlich – László Gy. Papp – Zoltán Subert: Olimpiai játékok 1896–1976 – Budapest, 1977 – ISBN 963-253-526-X
  • Révai új lexikona X. (Hom–Kac). Editor István Tarsoly. Szekszárd: Babits. 2002. ISBN 963-9272-80-9
  • Miklós Bocsák: Hogyan élnek olimpiai bajnokaink (166-an szerte a világban) – St. plusz kft., 1998 – (without ISBN number)
  • László Lukács – György Szepesi: 112. A magyar olimpiai aranyérmek története – Budapest, 1980 – ISBN 963-253-553-7