Katalin Szőke

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Szőke in 1952

Katalin Szőke (17 August 1935 – 27 October 2017) was a Hungarian swimmer. She competed at the 1952 Olympics and won two gold medals, in the 100 m and 4 × 100 m freestyle events. She was born in Budapest. During her career Szőke set four world records.[1] In 1985 she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[2]

Szőke died on 27 October 2017 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 82.[3]

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  1. Katalin Szőke Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference
  2. "KATALIN SZOKE (HUN) – 1985 Honor Swimmer" Archived 2008-01-22 at the Wayback MachineInternational Swimming Hall of Fame (Retrieved on 4 May 2008)
  3. Gyász: elhunyt Szőke Kató, Helsinki kétszeres olimpiai bajnoka (in Hungarian)