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Lajos Somodi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLajos•Somodi, Sr.
Used nameLajos•Somodi
Born4 December 1928 in Abádszalók (HUN)
Died9 May 2012 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsÚjpesti TE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Besides his Olympic team foil bronze, Lajos Somodi also won the team foil gold at the 1955 World Festival of Youth and Students (precursor to the Universiade). Somodi won his only Hungarian title in 1956. By profession Somodi was a firefighter, working with the Budapest Fire Brigade.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Fencing HUN Lajos Somodi
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6 p3 r1/3
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Hungary 3 Bronze

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