Éva Botond

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameÉva•Botond (Bliesner)
Used nameÉva•Botond
Other namesÉva von Botond
Born27 May 1921 in Budapest (HUN)
Died30 December 1976 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsBKE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Éva Botond started her sports career as a figure skater of BKE with her sister Györgyi. She started competing in figure skating at 10-years-old. In 1936, at the age of just 15, she was a participant in the Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where she finished in 15th. In 1936, 1939 and 1940 Botond won the Hungarian title. From 1936 to 1940 she was a member of the Hungarian national team. She got married in 1941 and retired from competitive skating.

After World War II, from 1947 to 1956, Botond was the coach of the figure skating department of the Csepel Vasas. In 1952, she and her sister published a book entitled Figure Skating. From 1958 to 1965, she again became the center of attention as a solo dancer at the Hungarian Ice Revue.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) HUN Éva Botond
Singles, Women (Olympic) 15