Maria Mednyanszky

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Maria Mednyanszky

MEDNYANSZKY, Maria (HUN)

Born: 07/04/1901 in Budapest/HUN
Deceased: 20/12/1978 in Budapest/HUN

ITT Hall of Fame: Induction in 1993.

Born to a working class family, her mother died when she was nine years old, her father when she was 16 years of age. She did not start to play table tennis until she was 22 years old; she worked in a bank in Budapest and started to play during break times with fellow employees.

Achievements / World Championships:
1926 World Champion in Women’s Singles
1926 World Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Zoltan Mechlovits/HUN)
1928 World Champion in Women’s Singles
1928 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Fanchette Flamm/AUT)
1928 World Champion in Mixed Doubles /with Zoltan Mechlovits/HUN)
1929 World Champion in Women’s Singles
1930 World Champion in Women’s Singles
1930 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Anna Sipos/HUN)
1930 World Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Miklos Szabados/HUN)
1931 World Champion in Women’s Singles
1931 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Anna Sipos/HUN)
1931 World Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Miklos Szabados/HUN)
1932 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Anna Sipos/HUN)
1933 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Anna Sipos/HUN)
1933 World Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Istvan Kelen/HUN)
1934 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Anna Sipos/HUN)
1934 World Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Miklos Szabados/HUN)
1935 World Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Anna Sipos/HUN)

International Championships:
1st place in Women’s Singles:
Austria: 1927 / 1934
England: 1932
Germany: 1928 / 1930 / 1932

Hungarian National Championships:
1st place in Women’s Singles: 1928 / 1929 / 1930 / 1932 / 1933 / 1934
1st place in Women’s Doubles: 1929 / 1930 / 1932 / 1933 / 1934 / 1939
1st place in Mixed Doubles: 1928 / 1929 / 1933 / 1934

Hungarian National Teams Championships:
1st place in 1937 / 1938 / 1939 / 1940 with Magyar Testgyarkorlók Köre.

Best ranking:
ITTF: 1st place 1928 – 1932

Skills

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July 9, 2015