István Szondy

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István Szondy
Szondy István öttusázó.jpg
Personal information
Born (1925-12-29)29 December 1925
Berettyóújfalu, Hungary
Died 31 May 2017(2017-05-31) (aged 91)
Budapest, Hungary
Sport
Sport Modern pentathlon, horse rider

István Szondy (29 December 1925 – 31 May 2017) was a Hungarian modern pentathlete, horse rider and Olympic champion who competed at the 1948, 1952 and the 1956 Summer Olympics.[1]

Olympics[edit]

Szondy received a gold medal in the team modern pentathlon event at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and a bronze in the individual event.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meghalt helsinki öttusázó olimpiai bajnoka (in Hungarian)
  2. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Modern Pentathlon" Archived 4 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 27 September 2008)
  3. ^ "István Szondy Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2012.