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Judit Temes

Full name: Judit Temes (-Tuider)
Gender: Female
Born: October 10, 1930 in Sopron, Győr-Moson-Sopron, Hungary
Died: August 11, 2013
Affiliations: BKV Előre SC, Budapest (HUN) / Budapesti Haladás, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Judit Temes was on the Hungarian national swim team from 1944-56, after which she retired to pursue a medical career. In addition to her two Olympic medals, she won a European Championship in the 4x100 freestyle relay in 1954 and added a silver medal that year in the 100 free. During her career she won 29 Hungarian titles, 12 in individual events, and won 12 championships at the Universiade meets of 1949, 1951, and 1954. She helped Hungary set three world records in various relay events from 1950-54, and set seven Hungarian records in individual events, five in the 100 freestyle.

Temes earned her medical degree in 1955 from the Budapest University of Medicine and later worked for the unversity’s pathology department and cancer research institute. She was also an attending at the László Hospital, and headed the St. Elizabeth Hospital Department of Pathology in 1994. She continued studying and earned a philosophy of teaching degree in 1975 and a law degree in 2000 from the Eötvös Loránd University.

Temes also worked in sports administration serving in various roles with the Hungarian Olympic Committee and Hungarian Swimming Association, where she served a term as President, and with the European Swimming Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Hungary HUN 8 h1 r2/3
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Hungary HUN 5
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Hungary HUN 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Hungary HUN 1 Gold WR
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Hungary HUN 7
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Hungary HUN 7 h3 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Hungary Semi-Finals Heat One 8 1:09.7
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Hungary Round One Heat One 2 QU 1:08.3
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Hungary Final 3 1:07.1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Hungary Semi-Finals Heat One 5 QU 1:07.4
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Hungary Round One Heat Five 1 QU/OR 1:05.5

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Hungary HUN Final 5 4:44.8
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Hungary HUN Round One Heat Two 3 QU 4:47.5
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Hungary HUN Final 1 WR 4:24.4 1:05.8 2:13.6
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Swimming Hungary HUN Final 7 4:31.1 1:06.7 3:23.3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Swimming Hungary HUN Round One Heat Two 2 QU 4:28.1 1:07.1 1:07.1

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Swimming Hungary Round One Heat Three 7 1:17.6