SIMON (ALMASI), Agnes (HUN/NED/FRG)
Born: 21/06/1935 in Budapest/HUN
World Champion in Women’s Doubles 1957, Silver medallist in Women’s Teams 1953/1954 (HUN)
European Champion in Women’s Singles 1962 and Women’s Teams 1962/1968 (FRG)
10 times National Champion (FRG)
International TT player for Hungary, Netherlands and Federal Republic of Germany.
Accompanied by husband and coach, Béla Simon, she fled to Sweden to seek political asylum after the1956 Hungarian Revolution. She represented the Netherlands in 1959 and 1960; from 1962 onwards West Germany.