Agnes Keleti

Agnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion, had turned 100. This Hungarian gymnast is a Holocaust survivor and the winner of 10 Olympic medals (including 5 golds). Keleti was born in 1921. The new book “The Queen of Gymnastics, 100 years of Agnes Keleti” was published to mark the centenary birthday. She faced various hurdles during her career, like the two subsequent cancellation of Olympics in 1940 and 1944 and being forced out of her gymnastics team in 1941 because of her Jewish ancestry.

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