GYARMATI Dezs÷ (1927) Olga (1924) Hungary / Water-polo
The longevity and talent of this Hungarian water-polo player made him one of the most decorated athletes in this sport. He also considered like the best and fastest player. He benefitted from being part of the best team in the world at the time, which took part in all the Olympic finals between 1948 and 1964. He won three golds in '52, '56 and '64, was a runner-up in 1948 and a bronze medallist in Rome in 1960.His immediate family also found success in the water. His wife Eva Szekely was Olympic 200 m breaststroke champion in Helsinki and his daughter, Andrea won a silver in the 100 m backstroke and a bronze in the 100 m butterfly in Munich in 72.Let's not forget his older sister, Olga, who chose athletics as her sport, and with good cause. She became the Olympic long jump champion at the London games of 1948.