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
The men's discus throw competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 21–23 August. It was originally planned to hold the discus throw at the Ancient Olympia Stadium, but it was discovered that the field was not large enough to accommodate the range of modern discus throwers, and would have posed a danger to spectators. As such, it was decided to move the discus throw and to hold the shot put at the ancient stadium, despite the fact that the shot put was not contested at the Ancient Olympic Games. Thirty-name athletes from 26 nations competed.
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.
Hungary competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 189 competitors, 162 men and 27 women, took part in 107 events in 15 sports.
Tibor Benedek was a Hungarian water polo player, who played on the gold medal squads at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics. Benedek also competed at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics, where the Hungarian team placed 6th and 4th, respectively. He was a member of team Domino-Honvéd.
Hungary competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 58 competitors, 56 men and 2 women, took part in 39 events in 11 sports.
Róbert Fazekas is a Hungarian discus thrower, who won gold in the 2002 European Championships and silver in the 2003 World Championship. He finished first in the 2004 Summer Olympics, but was later disqualified for failing to provide a drug sample, and the gold medal was awarded to Virgilijus Alekna. Fazekas ranks seventh in all-time longest discus throw distances with a personal best of 71.70m.
Tibor Csík was a bantamweight professional boxer from Hungary, who won the gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
László Fazekas is a Hungarian former football player who played the third most international games for the Hungarian national team. Fazekas played in the 1978 and the 1982 World Cup. In the latter tournament, he scored two long shots in the 10–1 win over El Salvador at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero stadium. He also competed for Hungary at the 1968 Summer Olympics.He spent his entire career in Hungary with Újpesti Dózsa, having won a total of 9 championships, before moving to Belgium, where he became a popular character, as well, having played for Royal Antwerp before finishing his active career at St.Truidense. He decided to stay in Belgium after the end of his active career, where he still lives today, and remained in football as manager of several teams, including Royal Antwerp.
The Hungary national handball team is administered by the Hungarian Handball Federation.
Hungary competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France, returning to the Olympic Games after not being invited to the 1920 Games because of the nation's role in World War I. 89 competitors, 86 men and 3 women, took part in 54 events in 12 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 167 competitors, 135 men and 32 women, took part in 116 events in 15 sports.
Nicholas Ryan Fazekas is an American-born Japanese professional basketball player for the Kawasaki Brave Thunders of the B.League in Japan.
Tibor Mezőfi was a Hungarian basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Tibor Zsíros was a Hungarian basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics, the 1952 Summer Olympics and the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Gabriella Szabó is a Hungarian sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s.
Krisztina Fazekas-Zur is a Hungarian sprint canoer who has competed since the mid-2000s. She won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds and five silvers.
Fazekas is a Hungarian language surname meaning potter. Notable people with the surname include:
Nándor Fazekas is a Hungarian handball goalkeeper for Balatonfüredi KSE and the Hungarian national team.
Tibor Cservenyák is a Hungarian former water polo player who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.
Tiszakécske Futball Club is a Hungarian football club from the town of Tiszakécske, Hungary.