Famous Athletes from Hungary

List of famous athletes from Hungary, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Hungary has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Hungarian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Hungary and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Hungary then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of athletes on this list include Gyula Strausz and János Vas.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Hungarian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Hungary?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Hungary in order to get more information about each one.
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  • Dániel Gyurta (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈdaːniɛl ˈɟurtɒ]; born 4 May 1989) is a Hungarian former competitive swimmer who mainly competed in the 200-metre breaststroke.
  • Zsuzsanna "Zsu" Jakabos (born 3 April 1989) is a Hungarian swimmer. She competed at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics in seven events in total, with the best achievement of sixth place in the ...more
  • Ferenc Puskás (2 April 1927 – 17 November 2006) was a Hungarian footballer and manager, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He is the son of former footballer Ferenc Puskás ...more
  • Kálmán Konrád (23 May 1896 in Bácspalánka – 10 May 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden), an inside right, was one of the best football players in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 1910s, and played on the ...more
  • Krisztina Egerszegi (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkristinɒ ˈɛɡɛrsɛɡi]; born 16 August 1974) is a Hungarian former world record holding swimmer and one of the greatest Hungarian Olympic champions of the ...more
  • Ágnes Szávay (Hungarian: Szávay Ágnes, pronounced [ˈsaːvɒi ˈaːɡnɛʃ]; born 29 December 1988) is a former professional tennis player from Hungary. The 2007 WTA Newcomer of the Year achieved her ...more