Emília Rotter

Intro Figure skater
A.K.A. Emilia Rotter
Was Figure skater
From Hungary
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 8 September 1906, Budapest, Hungary
Death 28 January 2003, Budapest, Hungary (aged 96 years)
Star sign Virgo

Emília Rotter (8 September 1906 in Budapest, Hungary – 28 January 2003) was a Hungarian pair skater. With partner László Szollás she won the World Figure Skating Championship four times in five years (1931, 1933, 1934, and 1935), and were the 1932 World silver medalists. They were the 1934 European Champions and 1930 & 1931 silver medalists. They represented Hungary at the 1932 Winter Olympics and at the 1936 Winter Olympics, winning two bronze medals. Rotter was Jewish, and was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1995.

Competitive highlights

(with Szollás)

Event 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Winter Olympic Games 3rd 3rd
World Championships 5th 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st
European Championships 2nd 2nd 1st
Hungarian Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st


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