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Tibor Fazekas

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTibor•Fazekas (Friedmann)
Used nameTibor•Fazekas
Born9 June 1892 in Budapest (HUN)
Died11 May 1982 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsFerencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary


From 1906, Tibor Fazekas was an athlete with the MUE, but could not get a place in the team so, in 1910, he switched sports and became a water polo player and swimmer with FTC, and achieved significant water polo successes. From 1912-28, he won 32 caps with the Hungarian national team, and was a member of the Hungarian team at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Fazekas also participated at the 1924 Olympics, and was a double European champion in 1926 and 1927. He was also a 12-time Hungarian champion before retiring from active sports in 1928.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Hungary =5 Representing Hungary    
1924 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Hungary 5 Representing Hungary    

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