ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
TRAUTE KLEINOVA

Sport: Table Tennis
Inducted: 1994
Country: Czechoslovakia
Born: August 13, 1918 in Brno, Czechoslovakia
Died: February 1975

Table tennis champion Traute Kleinova was a member of the Maccabi Club of Brno and the Czechoslovakian Corbillion Cup (World Championship) women’s teams of 1935 and 1936. In 1936, with partner Miloslav Hamer, she also won the World Mixed Doubles
title.

Deported by the Nazis in 1941, Kleinova survived both the Theresienstadt and Auschwitz World War II concentration camps and emigrated to the United States following the war.

 
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