Momcsilló Tapavicza

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Non-starter
Full nameMomcsilló•Tapavicza
Used nameMomcsilló•Tapavicza
Other namesMomčilo Tapavica, Момчило Тапавица
Born14 October 1872 in Nadalj (SRB)
Died10 January 1949 in Pula (CRO)
AffiliationsNTE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Tapavicza was a Serbian who lived in the province of Vojvodina, which was still contained in the Hungarian part of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy at the time of the Athens Games. Tapavicza was a student in Budapest, and competed in tennis, wrestling and weightlifting at the Athens Games. He later became a construction engineer, and designed buildings in Serbia and Morocco.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1896 Summer Olympics Tennis HUN Momcsilló Tapavicza
Singles, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze
Weightlifting HUN Momcsilló Tapavicza
Unlimited, Two Hands, Men (Olympic) 6
Wrestling HUN Momcsilló Tapavicza
Unlimited Class, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) =4
Athletics HUN Momcsilló Tapavicza
Pole Vault, Men (Olympic) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) DNS