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Popular Hungary Olympic Athletes

Updated June 8, 2017 1.9k views14 items

List of popular Hungarian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Hungary have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Hungary who have competed in the Olympics. Hungary has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. List features athletes like Péter Rusorán, Imre Tagscherer and more!

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Hungarian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Hungarian Olympian of all time?"
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  • Alpár Jegenyés (born 31 July 1958 in Pécs) is a former Hungarian handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics.In 1980 he was part of the Hungarian team which finished fourth in the Olympic tournament. He played three matches. He is living in Emsdetten in Germany where he has a shop that sells Hungarian food and wine. He is also the coach of the second adult handball-team of the TV Emsdetten, whichs first team is playing within the 1. Bundesliga of Germany....  more
    • Olympic Sport: Team handball
    • Olympic Country: Hungary
    • Date Of Birth: 1958-07-31
    • Place Of Birth: Pécs,Hungary,Baranya,Earth,Europe
    • Nationality: Hungary
    • Olympic Games Participant: 1980 Summer Olympics
  • Balazs Knoch is a short track speed skater....  more
    • Olympic Sport: Short track speed skating
    • Olympic Country: Hungary
    • Date Of Birth: 1979-08-18
    • Place Of Birth: Pécs,Hungary,Baranya,Earth,Europe
    • Nationality: Hungary
    • Weight: 78.0
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2002 Winter Olympics
  • Balazs Kover is a short track speed skater....  more
    • Olympic Sport: Short track speed skating
    • Olympic Country: Hungary
    • Date Of Birth: 1979-07-09
    • Nationality: Hungary
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2002 Winter Olympics
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    Ildikó Mincza-Nébald

    Ildikó Mincza-Nébald (born 6 December 1969, in Budapest) 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