Berndt Katter

Berndt Katter
Personal information
Born (1932-01-15)15 January 1932
Helsinki, Finland
Died July 20, 2014(2014-07-20) (aged 82)
Turku, Finland
Sport Modern pentathlon

Berndt Leopold Katter (15 October 1932 20 July 2014[1]) was a Finnish former modern pentathlete and Olympic medalist.[2][3] He thrived at the national level in water-polo (national gold), swimming and fencing.

Civilian life

Besides his sport career, Katter worked in SOK, the Turku Lamp, OPA Ltd, Humppila Glass and Sylvi Salonen Oy's service.

Katter had three children: musician Thomas Katter, Niclas v. Bonsdorff, and Christofer v. Bonsdorff. He was married with textile-artist Riitta Suomi. They lived in Turku.



  1. Tallroth-Kock, Lena; Santanen, Pekka (10 August 2014). "Berndt Katter". (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  2. "Olympics Statistics: Berndt Katter". Retrieved 2012-07-21.
  3. "Berndt Katter Olympic Results". Retrieved 2012-07-21.

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