Péter Tóth

Biographical information

Medals OG IG
Gold 2 0
Silver 0 0
Bronze 0 1
Total 2 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full namePéter Gyula•Tóth
Used namePéter•Tóth
Nick/petnamesPetár
Born12 July 1882 in Budapest (HUN)
Died28 February 1967 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsMAC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

Péter Tóth was an athlete of MAC Budapest. He competed both in sabre and foil. He was a member of the Hungarian Sabre Team, which won the Olympic championship title in 1908 and then again at the 1912 Summer Olympics. In 1913 he became a founding member of the International Fencing Federation. During his long active athletic career he won his first Hungarian championship in 1907 and his last one in 1934. He also participated in the 1928 Summer Olympics in foil. As a former military officer, after World War II he could only work as an unskilled labourer. Tóth later published sport articles in different Hungarian sport magazines. He was killed in a car accident.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Fencing HUN Péter Tóth
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) AC p6 r1/3
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 p1 r1/3
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) AC p4 r1/3
Sabre, Individual, Three Hits, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Hungary 4
1908 Summer Olympics Fencing HUN Péter Tóth
Foil, Individual, Open (Olympic (non-medal)) AC
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) =4 p13 r1/4
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Hungary 1 Gold
1912 Summer Olympics Fencing HUN Péter Tóth
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 p3 r3/4
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Hungary 1 Gold
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing HUN Péter Tóth
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Hungary =5

Special Notes