Márta Károlyi biography

Márta Károlyi

Female, Person

1942 –

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Who is Márta Károlyi?

Márta Károlyi is a Romanian gymnastics coach and the National Team Coordinator for USA Gymnastics. She and her husband, Béla, are of Hungarian heritage, and trained athletes in Romania, but defected to the United States in 1981. Béla and Márta Károlyi have trained nine Olympic champions, fifteen world champions, sixteen European medalists and many U.S. national champions, including Mary Lou Retton, Betty Okino, Kerri Strug, Teodora Ungureanu, Nadia Comăneci, Kim Zmeskal and Dominique Moceanu.

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Born
Aug 29, 1942
Romania
Also known as
  • Marta Karolyi
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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