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Hungarian Athlete, Winner of Olympic Awards, to Settle in Israel

Agnes Keleti, Hungarian Jewish athlete who won a number of Olympic awards at Melbourne last year, has decided to settle in Israel, it was announced here today. Miss Keleti, who scored gymnastic honors at the Fifth World Maccabiah Games which closed several weeks ago, has been named to head a girl’s gymnastic section at a school for physical training teachers.

Miss Keleti, who survived the Hungarian fascists and the Nazi occupation of Hungary during the second World War by working with “Aryan” documents, was a prominent woman gymnast before and after the war. Last year she left Hungary during the revolt as a member of the Olympic team and at Melbourne won four gold and two silver medals. She decided then not to return to Hungary, stayed in Australia for a time, went to West Germany and from there to Israel.

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