Nora Kutti is confirmed dead at the age of 97.
Nora was best known as a Estonian swimmer and masters athlete.
Nora Kutti
Born(1922-10-09)9 October 1922
Died18 June 2020(2020-06-18) (aged 97)
NationalityEstonian
Occupationswimmer
Nora Kutti (9 October 1922 – 18 June 2020) was a Estonian swimmer and masters athlete.
Kutti started with competitive swimming when she was 12 years old, as her eight year older brother Roman Nõvandi was also a swimmer. In 1935 she was trained by Erich Mõtliku. Kutti was a member of the national Estonian swimming team from 1937 to 1940 and from 1945 to 1952.Between 1938 and 1952, Kutti became 33 times national champion in freestyle, backstroke and relay swimming. Kutti set 30 times an Estonian record, including 8 times in swimming. In 1949, Kutti became student champion of the Soviet Union in the 400-meter freestyle.
As an master athletics athlete she competed at the World Masters Games, winning many medals and titles. Even at the 2018 World Masters Athletics Championships Women, when she was 90 years old she became world champion.
Kutti died in June 2020 at the age of 97.
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