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Lajos Aradi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLajos Oszkár Antal•Aradi (Kmetykó-)
Used nameLajos•Aradi
Other namesĽudovít Kmeťko
Born22 March 1884 in Arad (ROU)
Died4 January 1952 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsKassai AC, Košice (SVK)
NOC Hungary

Biography

Lajos Kmetykó started his gymnastic career at NTE. He was a member of the Hungarian gymnastic team at the 1907 World Championships, finishing sixth, and the 1912 Stockholm Olympics when, under the name Lajos Aradi, he won a team silver medal. His brother, János Kmetykó, was head coach of the Hungarian team. Aradi was a gold medalist in the team event at the Hungarian Championships on two occasions, with BTC in 1921, and with BBTE in 1924. During his gymnastics career, he obtained a degree in physical education, and from 1913, worked as a high school teacher and college professor, and between 1922-42 worked as a coach at BBTE.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Lajos Aradi
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Hungary 2 Silver