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Jenő Hégner-Tóth

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJenő•Hégner-Tóth
Used nameJenő•Hégner-Tóth
Born17 April 1892 in Budapest (HUN)
Died10 June 1915 in Humenné (SVK)
AffiliationsFerencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Jenő Hégner-Tóth started his swimming and water polo career with MUE. At the 1908 Olympics, he was chosen to compete as a swimmer, but eventually did not take part. He moved to FTC in 1910, where he focused mostly on water polo. He was a member of the first Hungarian water polo team to compete at the Olympics, in 1912. Hégner-Tóth played three times for the Hungarian national team, and won the Hungarian Championship with FTC four times 1910-13. He had a great future ahead of him when he was enlisted in the Army in 1914, but sadly lost his life on the Northern battlefield.


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


Date of birth also seen as 12 April 1894.