Emília Rotter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Emilia Rotter)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Emília Rotter
WP Emilia Rotter and Laszlo Szollas.jpg
Rotter and Szollás in 1933
Personal information
Full nameEmília Rotter
Country represented Hungary
Born(1906-09-08)8 September 1906
Died28 January 2003(2003-01-28) (aged 96)
Former partnerLászló Szollás

Emília Rotter (8 September 1906 in Budapest, Hungary – 28 January 2003) was a Hungarian pair skater.

With partner László Szollás she won the World Figure Skating Championship four times in five years (1931, 1933, 1934, and 1935), and were the 1932 World silver medalists. They were the 1934 European Champions and 1930 & 1931 silver medalists. They represented Hungary at the 1932 Winter Olympics and at the 1936 Winter Olympics, winning two bronze medals.

Rotter was Jewish,[1] and was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1995.[2]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Szollás)

Event 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Winter Olympic Games 3rd 3rd
World Championships 5th 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st
European Championships 2nd 2nd 1st
Hungarian Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Taylor, Paul (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics – With a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medalists. Sussex Academic Press.
  2. ^ Emilia Rotter, International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame