Sarolta Monspart, World Orienteering Champion in 1972, died Saturday morning at the age of 76. “Saci” passed away following a long-term illness.
Sarolta Monspart has been Hungarian Orienteering Champion 34 times, also she has tried cross-country skiing and won Hungarian Chamionships 6 times. In 1970, she ran for the silver medalist relay on the World Orienteering Championships, however in 1972, she became the first Hungarian to win the World Orienteering Champion title. In WOC 1976, she won the bronze medal in relay, and later in that year she was the first non-Scandinavian to win the O-Ringen 5-days competition.
Many of you probably knew “Saci”, may her soul rest in peace!