Árpád Lengyel

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameÁrpád•Lengyel
Used nameÁrpád•Lengyel
Born11 April 1915 in Kaposvár (HUN)
Died30 April 1993 in Edgewater, New Jersey (USA)
AffiliationsBEAC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Árpád Lengyel had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1936 Olympics 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay; 1st in the 1934 European Championships 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay (with Ödön Gróf, Ferenc Csík, and the non-Olympian András Marothy), 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 100 metres Backstroke.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) HUN Árpád Lengyel
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h1 r1/3
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Hungary 3 Bronze
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 5 h2 r1/3

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