Ede KIRALY

Hungary HUN

Figure Skating

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    St. Moritz 1948
  • Year of Birth
    1926
Olympic Results

Biography

Ede KIRALY

Ede Király successfully combined individual and pair skating in the post-war years. Alone, he won the 1950 European championships, while winning three medals at the World Championships between 1948 and 1950. As a pair, he competed with Andrea Kékesy. Together, the won the 1949 World title and the 1948 and 1949 European Championships. At the 1948 Olympics and Worlds, however, they were beaten by the Belgian couple Lannoy/Baugniet. After the 1950 World Championships, Király and Kékesy stayed in London to escape from communist Hungary. Király moved to Canada, where he worked as a figure skating coach for many years.

GO OLYMPIC. GET ALL THIS.

Free live sport events. Unlimited access to series. Unrivalled Olympic news & highlights.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

St. Moritz 1948

S
Pairs
Pairs Figure Skating
#5
Singles
Singles Figure Skating