Internet search
Name News
English Hungarian

János Konrád

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJános•Konrád
Used nameJános•Konrád
Other namesKonrád II
Born27 August 1941 in Budapest (HUN)
Died26 November 2014 in Budapest (HUN)
Measurements183 cm / 83 kg
AffiliationsBVSC, Budapest (HUN) / Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

János Konrád was capped 123 times with the Hungarian water polo team between 1959-73. He won an Olympic gold in 1964, Olympic bronzes in 1960 and 1968 and European titles in 1962. He also won two golds (1963, 1965), a silver (1959) and a bronze (1961) at the Universiade. At the club level, Konrád started water polo with the Budapesti Vasutas Sport Club in 1956 and from 1964-70 played with Budapesti Honvéd. He finished his career by playing with Vasas Izzó from 1970-75 and Orvosegyetem Sport Club in 1975-76. Konrád never won a Hungarian title, winning one silver (1967) and four bronzes (1958, 1965, 1968, 1976) at the Hungarian championships.

After finishing his sporting career, Konrád worked as a water polo coach. He was head coach of Orvosegyetem SC from 1976-80, the Kuwaiti national team from 1981-83, the Hungarian national women’s team from 1985-90, and the Hungarian national men’s team from 1990-92. Beginning in the 1990s, Konrád worked with the Hungarian National Olympic Committee, as a member of their economic committee since 2000 and a board member since 2004. His brothers Sándor and Ferenc were also international level water polo players, Sándor winning a European title in 1962 and Ferenc an Olympic title in 1976.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) HUN János Konrád
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 37
Water Polo (Aquatics) HUN János Konrád
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) Hungary 3 Bronze
1964 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) HUN János Konrád
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) Hungary 1 Gold
1968 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) HUN János Konrád
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) Hungary 3 Bronze

Olympic family relations

Special Notes