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Margit Danÿ

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMargit•Danÿ (-Katszioulosz)
Used nameMargit•Danÿ
Nick/petnamesBaby
Born5 February 1906 in Micălaca, Arad (ROU)
Died22 January 1975 in Athina (Athens) (GRE)
AffiliationsMAC, Budapest (HUN) / Honvéd Tiszti Vívó Klub, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

Margit Dany was a fencer of the Honvéd Tiszti Vívó Klub from 1924, and from 1934 the MAC. In 1928, as a member of the MAC, she won the first ever national women’s foil championship. In the same year, she finished 6th at the Amsterdam Olympics and the following year 3rd in the European Championship in Neaples. In 1933 and 1934 she won the European Championship title as a member of the Hungarian Foil Team. She retired from active sports in 1938. From the early 1940s she lived in Greece and became president of the Greek Fencing Federation.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing HUN Margit Danÿ
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) =6
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing HUN Margit Danÿ
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) 6 p2 r1/2

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