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Éva Földes

Full name: Éva Földes
Gender: Female
Born: July 6, 1914 in Szombathely, Vas, Hungary
Died: July 9, 1981 in Balatonalmádi, Veszprém, Hungary
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Hungarian author Eva Földes won the bronze medal at the 1948 art competitions in the category epic works with The Well of Youth.(Der Jugendquell). During World War II she was interned at the concentration camps at Ravensburg, Flossenbürg and Mauthausen, but survived the Holocaust. She was an educated teacher and journalist, but was prohibited to work in 1944 by the Nazis, and was then was deported to concentration camps. She worked as a journalist again after 1945, and in 1948 was a secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Team and worked as a translator. From 1954-57 she was employed by a Hungarian sports newspaper, while in 1961 she became a professor and a well- published sports historian.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 34 London Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Epic Works Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Mixed Literature, Epic Works

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 34 London Art Competitions Hungary Final Standings 3 The Well of Youth
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