Béla Békessy

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The native form of this personal name is Békessy Béla. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Béla Békessy
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Personal information
Born (1875-11-16)16 November 1875
Debrecen, Austria-Hungary
Died 6 July 1916(1916-07-06) (aged 40)
Volyn, present-day Ukraine
Sport
Sport Fencing

Béla Békessy (16 November 1875 – 6 July 1916) was a Hungarian fencer. He won a silver medal in the individual sabre event at the 1912 Summer Olympics.[1] He was killed in action during World War I.[2]

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  1. ^ "Béla Békessy Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015.