Béla Réthy

Journalist, Person

1956 –

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Who is Béla Réthy?

Béla Andreas Réthy is a German sports reporter of Hungarian ancestry.

When Réthy was born, his parents had to leave their home country because of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. They emigrated to Brazil where they stayed until they went to Germany in 1968. Réthy obtained his Abitur certificate so he was able to attend Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz where he studied literature and journalism. In the meantime he worked in the sports archive of the ZDF and became a freelancer later. Since 1987, he has been salaried.

His first live broadcast was during an international football match between the under-16 teams of Germany and Ireland in 1991. He has commentated the finals of:

the Euro 1996 in England

the 2002 FIFA World Cup

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Born
Dec 14, 1956
Vienna
Also known as
  • Bela Rethy
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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