Géza Tóth

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGéza István•Tóth
Used nameGéza•Tóth
Born22 February 1907 in Pécs, Baranya (HUN)
Died29 December 1990 in Pécs, Baranya (HUN)
AffiliationsNTE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Géza Tóth started his sports career as a gymnast of NTE. He participated at the Amsterdam Olympics in 1928 as a member of the Hungarian men’s gymnastics team. He finished tenth in the team overall. After the most significant competition of his life, he moved back to his hometown, Pécs in 1930, where he played a major role in launching gymnastics in the city. He not only competed for the Pécsi AC, but also took part in organizational work. In addition to Géza Tóth’s sports career, he obtained a degree in chemical engineering at the József Nádor Technical University in Budapest. He studied chemistry at the University of Pécs, and in 1951 became a Doctor of Chemical Sciences. Apart from his teaching activities, he also worked as the chief chemist of the Leather Factory of Pécs. Through the development of several processes and patents, he became a recognized authority in leather chemistry.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Géza Tóth
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 73
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Hungary 10
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 73
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =53
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 84
Rings, Men (Olympic) 80
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =62