Béla Sebestyén

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBéla•Sebestyén (Stern-)
Used nameBéla•Sebestyén
Born23 January 1886 in Budapest, Budapest (HUN)
Died19 December 1959 in Budapest, Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsMTK, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Béla Sebestyén was a right-winger for the MTK football club from 1905-13, scoring 28 goals. He won one national championship and two national cup titles. Between 1906 and 1912 he played 24 matches with the Hungarian national team and scored two goals. Sebestyén was a member of the 1912 Hungarian Olympic team. On the national team, together with Sándor Bodnár, he was one of the best right wings in Europe. Sebestyén finished his football career relatively early, at the age of 28, after a serious injury.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Football (Football) HUN Béla Sebestyén
Football, Men (Olympic) Hungary =5

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