|Born||October 23, 1883|
|Died||November 12, 1943 (aged 60)|
|Club||Nemzeti Vivo Club (NVC), Budapest|
Lajos Werkner (October 23, 1883 – November 12, 1943) was a Hungarian Olympic champion sabre fencer.
Early and personal life
Wernker trained at the Nemzeti Vivo Club (NVC) in Budapest.
Werkner won team gold medals at the 1908 Olympics in London at 24 years of age, and at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm at 28 years of age, placing sixth-seventh individually. He won the Hungarian sabre title in 1912–14.
After retiring from competitions in 1914, Werkner remained active as a sports official.
Werkner died at age 60 in Budapest.
Hall of Fame
- "Lajos Werkner Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-04.
- Lajos Werkner Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
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