Tibor Fazekas – May 11, 1982) was a Hungarian water polo player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics and in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born and died in Budapest.(June 9, 1892
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The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia from 22 November to 8 December 1956, with the exception of the equestrian events, which were held in Stockholm, Sweden in June 1956.
Hungary competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. Hungarian athletes have competed at every Summer Olympic Games in the modern era, except the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, and the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles because of the Soviet boycott. The Hungarian Olympic Committee sent a total of 209 athletes to the Games, 119 men and 90 women, to compete in 20 sports. Water polo and handball were the only team-based sports in which Hungary had its representation in these Olympic Games. There was only a single competitor in road cycling and mountain biking.
Károly Takács was the first shooter to win two Olympic gold medals in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event, both with his left hand after his right hand was seriously injured. He is the third known physically disabled athlete to have competed in the Olympic Games after George Eyser in 1904 and Olivér Halassy in 1928, followed by Liz Hartel in 1952 and Neroli Fairhall in 1984.
Tibor Benedek is a retired Hungarian water polo player, who played in the gold medal squads at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics. Benedek also competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics, where the Hungarian team was placed 4th. He was a member of team Domino-Honvéd.
Péter Biros is a Hungarian water polo player, who played on the gold medal squads at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics, which makes him one of few water polo players who have three olympic gold medals. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Hungary first participated at the Olympic Games at the inaugural 1896 Games, and has sent athletes to compete in most Summer Olympic Games and every Winter Olympic Games since then. The nation was not invited to the 1920 Games after World War I, and it joined the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics.
Zoltán Kammerer is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who has competed since the mid-1990s. Competing in five Summer Olympics, he won three gold medals and a silver medal.
György "Kolo" Kolonics was a Hungarian sprint canoeist who won two gold and two bronze medals at four Summer Olympics. He also won a record fifteen gold medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships. He died from heart failure while preparing for his fifth Olympics.
Imre Pulai is a Hungarian sprint canoeist, who won two Olympic medals in the Canadian canoeing event, including a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics with teammate Ferenc Novák.
Géza Imre is a Hungarian fencer, who has won three Olympic medals in the Épée competitions, a silver medal in 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, a bronze medal in 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and a silver medal in 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He was the 2015 world champion in men's épée in Moscow.
Roland Kökény is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from the early 2000s in European and World Championships as well as the Olympic Games. A member of the Esztergom Kayak-Canoe club, he is 185 centimetres tall and weighs 82 kilograms.
Dezső Földes was a Hungarian saber fencer.
Zoltán Ozoray Schenker was a Hungarian Olympic sabre and foil fencer, who won three Olympic medals.
Zoltán Blum was a Hungarian amateur football (soccer) player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
János Greminger was a Hungarian basketball player. He was born in Szeged.
Lajos Szűcs was a Hungarian football striker, who played for Dorog, Ferencváros, Budapest Honvéd FC and Vasas Izzó. He was Hungarian footballer of the year in 1976.
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Hungary competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The country sent 131 individual competitors plus the men's and women's water polo teams and the women's handball team for a total of 171 athletes taking part in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Hungary's gold medal count of 3 was the lowest in the nation's Summer Olympic history since the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics. Its total medal count of 10 was the lowest since the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
Zoltán Dömötör was a Hungarian swimmer and water polo player who competed in the 1960 Summer Olympics, in the 1964 Summer Olympics, and in the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Ferenc Kovács was a Hungarian footballer and coach. He played for MTK and was capped once for Hungary. He won a bronze medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in football.