Mária Littomeritzky

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Mária Littomeritzky
Personal information
Full name Littomeritzky Mária
Nationality  Hungary
Born (1927-05-12) May 12, 1927 (age 90)
Szeged
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes butterfly
Club BVSC

Mária Littomeritzky (also known as Littomeritzky-Bognár) (born May 12, 1927) is a former butterfly swimmer from Hungary, who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1948. She was born in Szeged.[1]

Her best individual result came in 1956, when she placed fourth in 100 metres butterfly. At the 1952 Summer Olympics she started in the heats of the 4×100 freestyle relay but was replaced for the final. Her team-mates Ilona Novák, Judit Temes, Éva Novák, Katalin Szőke won the final with a new world record and Littomeritzky also received a gold medal. At the European Championships she won a silver medal in 1954 in 100 m butterfly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Littomeritzky's entry on www.sports-reference.com; retrieved 2011-07-07