Berndt Katter

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Berndt Katter
Personal information
Born(1932-01-15)15 January 1932
Helsinki, Finland
DiedJuly 20, 2014(2014-07-20) (aged 82)
Turku, Finland
SportModern pentathlon

Berndt Leopold Katter (15 October 1932 – 20 July 2014[1]) was a Finnish former modern pentathlete and Olympic medalist.[2][3] He thrived at the national level in water-polo (national gold), swimming and fencing.

Civilian life[edit]

Besides his sport career, Katter worked in SOK, the Turku Lamp, OPA Ltd, Humppila Glass and Sylvi Salonen Oy's service.

Katter had three children: musician Thomas Katter, Niclas v. Bonsdorff, and Christofer v. Bonsdorff. He was married with textile-artist Riitta Suomi. They lived in Turku.



  1. ^ Tallroth-Kock, Lena; Santanen, Pekka (10 August 2014). "Berndt Katter". (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Berndt Katter". Archived from the original on 2012-10-15. Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  3. ^ "Berndt Katter Olympic Results". Retrieved 2012-07-21.

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