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Andrea Kékesy

Full name: Andrea Kékesy (-Bernolák)
Gender: Female
Born: September 17, 1926 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: BKE, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Figure Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Andrea Kékesy had a short but successful career as a singles skater and, more notably, in partnership with Ede Király. The pair were Hungarian national champions 4 times between 1944 and 1949, European champions in 1948 and 1949 and World champions in 1949 and additionally were silver medallists in both the Winter Olympics and World Championships in 1948. In singles competition she placed 9th at the 1949 World Championships and posted two top ten finishes at the European Championships. She retired from competitive skating in 1949 after her marriage to the economist and author Imre Bernolák. The couple settled in Ottawa, Canada and were married for 63 years until his death in 2012. On arrival in Canada she was a skating instructor in the Ottawa area but, after a break to raise 3 children, returned to sport as a founder of the Ottawa White Water Canoe and Kayak Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Mixed Pairs Hungary-1 HUN 2 Silver

Mixed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings 2
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #1 3
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #2 4
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #3 1
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #4 2
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #5 1T
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #6 3
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #7 3
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #8 3
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #9 1
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #10 2T
1948 Winter 21 Sankt Moritz Figure Skating Hungary-1 HUN Ede Király Final Standings Judge #11 2