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Sándor Ádám

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
Full nameSándor•Ádám
Used nameSándor•Ádám
Born1 February 1892 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsFerencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Sándor Ádám started his sports career as a swimmer with MUE in 1905. From 1910, he competed both in swimming and water polo in the colors of FTC. Between 1910-13 he won four national titles, playing alongside his brother Aladár. Sándor played for the Hungarian national water polo team three times, including the 1912 Olympics, where they finished fifth. Sándor fought in World War I, and suffered serious injuries. In 1925, he became an honorary member of FTC, and worked for the Hungarian Swimming Federation, as well as being a water polo referee.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) HUN Sándor Ádám
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) HUN Sándor Ádám
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) Hungary =5


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