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Komjadi commemorative medal owned by a Hungarian Jewish family

Object | Accession Number: 1990.245.3

Bela Komjadi (1892-1933) was the coach for the Hungarian water polo team for two Olympics: 1928, when they won the silver medal, and 1932, when they were the gold medal champions. Komjadi died in 1933, but the water polo team repeated their gold medal victory in the 1936 Olympics, and paid tribute to Komjadi for their succes. He established the educational and training system that led to Hungary's dominance in the sport. Komjadi is in the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

Date
1934  (issue)
Geography
issue : Hungary
Language
Hungarian
Classification
Awards
Category
Medals
Object Type
Sports--Medals (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eva Ehrlich
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:41
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