Győző Halmos

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGyőző•Halmos (Haberfeld-, -Békési)
Used nameGyőző•Halmos
Born13 June 1889 in Baja, Bács-Kiskun (HUN)
Died1945 in Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp, Oberösterreich (AUT)
AffiliationsFerencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Győző Háberfeld started his sporting career as a gymnast with NTE. However, at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, now as a member of FTC and competing under the name of Halmos, he was a member of the Hungarian gymnastic team. After his Olympic career, Halmos withdrew from active sports, but worked at the UTE Tournament Division. He later opened a photo-studio in Újpest, now using the name of Békési. In the autumn of 1944, he was taken to Mauthausen, where he and his family disappeared.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Győző Halmos
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Hungary 2 Silver

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