Great loss to the Hungarian Judo sport

Monday, March 1, 2010

Ilona Perge world cup winner judoka died in a car accident Sunday morning, just outside of Kecskemét. Her car frontally collided with another car and she died on the scene. She was 26 years old.

During her career, Ilona Perge won several medals for Hungary; she competed in the 48 and 52 kg categories and among others, she won gold at Moscow World Cup, in 2006.

After retiring from active competition in 2008, she became the member of the Hungarian Armed Forces.

She was on her way to work when suffered the accident.

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