[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.419) Pál Szekeres (Hungary): World’s first Olympic and Paralympic medalist
(worldkings.org) Pál Szekeres (born 22 September 1964) is a retired Hungarian foil and sabre fencer. He has the distinction of being the first person to have won medals at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On March 4th 2023, the World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Pál Szekeres as the "World’s first Olympic and Paralympic medalist."
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(WorldKings.org) Pál Szekeres has the distinction of being the first person to have won medals at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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