ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
LAJOS WERKNER

Sport: Fencing
Inducted: 1999
Country: Hungary
Born: 1883 in Hungary
Died: 1943

Lajos Werkner won gold medals in Team Sabre at the 1908 and 1912 Olympic Games.

At the 1908 Games, his teammates included Jewish fencers: Dr. Jeno Fuchs and Oszkar Gerde, both IJSHOF honorees, and Dezso Foldes.

In 1912, his Jewish gold medal teammates were again Foldes, Fuchs, and Gerde.
 
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