Olga Tőrös

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOlga•Tőrös (-Szemerey)
Used nameOlga•Tőrös
Born4 August 1914 in Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar (HUN)
Died16 February 2015 in Kecskemét, Bács-Kiskun (HUN)
AffiliationsTFSE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Olga Tőrös took up gymnastics in 1934 while studying at the Dóczi Protestant Girls Boarding School in Debrecen. In 1935, she enrolled at the Hungarian University of Physical Education (now merged with Semmelweis University), and was a member of their gymnastics club. She was selected to the 1936 Hungarian Olympic team and won a bronze medal in the team event. Tőrös graduated with a physical education degree in 1939 and the same year moved to Kecskemét, where she worked as a physical education teacher with Kecskemét Reformed High School until her retirement in 1974.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Olga Tőrös
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Hungary 3 Bronze

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