The story of the world’s oldest living Olympian Agnes Keleti. Keleti turned 99 years old in January in her home city of Budapest. She won 10 medals in gymnastics – including five golds – across the 1952 Helsinki Games in Finland and the 1956 Melbourne Olympics in Australia.
Her family paid a heavy price during the Holocaust, which she survived thanks in part to assuming a false identity and working as a maid. Her Olympic memories she says does not centre on her athletic prowess but rather on the travel opportunities her sporting career afforded.@jerrybambi1
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