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Jenő Hégner-Tóth

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
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(s) Hungary

Biography

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.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic DNS Representing Hungary    
  400 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Hungary =5 Representing Hungary    

Errata

Date of birth also seen as 12 April 1894.