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Hungarian Gymnasts - Hungarian Artistic Gymnasts, Olympic Gymnasts of Hungary, Gnes Keleti, Alfred Tibor, Henrietta Nodi, Zoltn Magyar (Paperback) Loot Price: R272
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Hungarian Gymnasts - Hungarian Artistic Gymnasts, Olympic Gymnasts of Hungary, Gnes Keleti, Alfred Tibor, Henrietta Nodi, Zoltn...

Hungarian Gymnasts - Hungarian Artistic Gymnasts, Olympic Gymnasts of Hungary, Gnes Keleti, Alfred Tibor, Henrietta Nodi, Zoltn Magyar (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Hungarian Artistic Gymnasts, Olympic Gymnasts of Hungary, gnes Keleti, Alfred Tibor, Henrietta nodi, Zoltn Magyar, Szilveszter Csollny, Margit Korondi, Istvn Pelle, Nndor Kovcs, Zsolt Borkai, Krisztin Berki, Ferenc Pataki, Gyz Haberfeld, Jnos Krizmanich, Desiderius Wein, Jzsef Bittenbinder, Gza Tuli, Elemr Pszti, Imre Gellrt, Ferenc Szts, Lajos Kmetyk, Samu Fti, Rbert Gl, Jzsef Keresztessy, rpd Pdery, Gyula Kakas, Istvn Herczeg, Imre Erddy, Ott Hellmich, Jen Rittich, dn Try, Dorina Bczg. Excerpt: gnes Keleti (born January 9, 1921) is a retired Hungarian artistic gymnast. The winner of 10 Olympic medals, she is considered to be one of the most successful Jewish Olympic athletes of all time. Keleti was born in Budapest, Hungary. She began gymnastics at the age of 4, and by 16 was the Hungarian National Champion in gymnastics. Over the course of her career, between 1937 and 1956, she won the Championships title ten times. Keleti was considered to be a top prospect for the Hungarian team at the 1940 Olympics, but the escalation of World War II canceled both the 1940 and the 1944 Games. A member of the Jewish faith, Keleti was forced to go into hiding to survive the war. She purchased working papers and posed as a Christian maid in a village in the Hungarian countryside. Her father died in Auschwitz, and her mother and sister went into hiding, saved by Raoul Wallenberg. They were later discovered and sent to a concentration camp, but survived and were reunited with Keleti after the war. After the war, Keleti resumed training. She qualified for the 1948 Summer Olympics, but was forced to miss the competition due to injury. She continued training and finally competed at the Olympics for the first time at the age... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=4743532

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-85303-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-85303-X
Barcode: 9781157853039

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