Ede Tóth

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Non-starter
Full nameEde•Tóth
Used nameEde•Tóth
Born11 March 1884 in Oradea (ROU)
Died1 March 1943 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsBudapesti Lawn-Tennis Club, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


As a member of the Budapest Lawn Tennis Club, Ede Tóth finished runner-up in the Hungarian Tennis Championship at the age of 18. He went on to win two singles titles, in 1904 and 1908, and in the latter year reached the second round at the London Olympics. In the doubles, he partnered Jenő Zsigmondy, but they were defeated in their opening match by the eventual silver medallists, Josiah Ritchie and James Parke of Great Britain.

After finishing his playing career, Tóth served briefly as national coach and was a member of the Bureau of the Hungarian National Lawn Tennis Federation, and later, an Honorary Member.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Tennis HUN Ede Tóth
Singles, Men (Olympic) =16
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Jenő Zsigmondy =7
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis HUN Ede Tóth
Singles, Men (Olympic) DNS
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Pál Segner DNS