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Zoltán Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameZoltán•Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky
Used nameZoltán•Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky
Born16 April 1902 in Budapest (HUN)
Died8 July 1992 in Kansas City, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsHonvéd Tiszti Sportegyesület
NOC Hungary

Biography

During his career Zoltán Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky represented Hungary twice at the Olympics. His greatest individual achievement was the 1932 bronze medal in Los Angeles in small-bore rifle, placing eighth in the same event in 1936. In 1935 he won a gold medal at the World Championships in the military rifle team event. He immigrated to the USA after World War II, where he worked as a fencing and soccer coach at the Fordham University School of Business in New York City.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Shooting HUN Zoltán Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1936 Summer Olympics Shooting HUN Zoltán Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) =8

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