Sarolta Monspart Died at the of 76


According to the family’s announcement the sportswoman has died after suffering from a disease for a very long time.


Sarolta Monspart was a 34-time orienteering Hungarian champion, but she also tried herself in cross-country skiing, in which she became a national champion six times.

She won a silver medal in the relay at the 1970 World Orienteering Championships, but in 1972 she became the first Hungarian to have the individual world championship title. In 1976, she won a world championship bronze medal with the Hungarian orienteering relay, and in the same year she became the first non-Scandinavian to win the five-day orienteering competition in Sweden, O-Ringen.

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