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György Kőszegi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGyörgy•Kőszegi
Used nameGyörgy•Kőszegi
Born12 September 1950 in Nyíregyháza (HUN)
Died13 December 2001 in Tiszaújváros (HUN)
Measurements158 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsLeninvárosi Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre
NOC Hungary

Biography

György Kőszegi had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1976 Olympics Flyweight class (237.5 kg); 2nd in the 1974 World Championships Flyweight class (230.0 kg); 2nd in the 1976 World Championships Flyweight class (237.5 kg); 2nd in the 1977 World Championships Flyweight class (235.0 kg); 2nd in the 1973 European Championships Flyweight class (217.5 kg); 2nd in the 1976 European Championships Flyweight class (235.0 kg); 2nd in the 1977 European Championships Flyweight class (235.0 kg); 2nd in the 1978 European Championships Flyweight class (237.5 kg). He set one flyweight snatch world record in 1974.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Weightlifting HUN György Kőszegi
Flyweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1980 Summer Olympics Weightlifting HUN György Kőszegi
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) AC