Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes from Hungary  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Hungary, with photos when available. These are the best Hungarian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Hungarian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Hungarian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Hungary is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

Examples of athletes on this list include Matyas Holló and Alpár Jegenyés.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Hungarian Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Hungary?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Hungary Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Hungary.
László Cseh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Hungary
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László Cseh


László Cseh is a Hungarian five-time Olympic medalist swimmer. He is a 28-time European Champion. ...more

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's 200m individual medley, Men's 200m butterfly, Men's 400m individual medley

Olympic Country: Hungary

Date Of Birth: 1985-12-03

Place Of Birth: Halásztelek, Hungary, Earth, Europe, Central Europe, + more

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: Hungary

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metre individual medley, Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metre butterfly, Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre individual medley, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre individual medley

Weight: 82.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Bronze medal

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József Navarrete


József Navarrete is a Hungarian fencer, who won a silver medal in the team sabre competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta together with Bence Szabó and Csaba Köves. ...more

Olympic Country: Hungary

Date Of Birth: 1965-12-16

Place Of Birth: Santa Clara, Cuba, Villa Clara Province, Earth, Latin America, + more

Olympic Sport: Fencing

Nationality: Hungary

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre Team

Weight: 68.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal

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Balazs Knoch


Balazs Knoch is a short track speed skater. ...more

Olympic Country: Hungary

Date Of Birth: 1979-08-18

Place Of Birth: Pécs, Hungary, Baranya, Earth, Europe, + more

Olympic Sport: Short track speed skating

Nationality: Hungary

Weight: 78.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2002 Winter Olympics

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Ildikó Mincza-Nébald


Ildikó Mincza-Nébald is a Hungarian épée fencer. Mincza-Nébald won the bronze medal in the individual épée event at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, losing the semi-final 14-15 to Ana Maria Brânză and winning 15-11 against Li Na in the play-off for third place. She was named Hungarian Sportswoman of the Year for this achievement. ...more

Date Of Birth: 1969-12-06

Place Of Birth: Budapest, Hungary, Europe, Earth, Central Europe, + more

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