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Attila Keresztes

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Attila Keresztes
Personal information
Born(1928-01-18)18 January 1928
Budapest, Hungary
Died27 September 2002(2002-09-27) (aged 74)
Budapest, Hungary
Medal record
Men's fencing
Representing  Hungary
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1956 Melbourne Sabre, team

Attila Keresztes (18 January 1928 – 27 September 2002) was a Hungarian fencer. He won a gold medal in the team sabre event at the 1956 Summer Olympics.[1][2] After the 1956 Olympics, he defected and represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics.[2]


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Attila Keresztes". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Attila Keresztes Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 October 2010.

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