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Géza Tóth

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGéza•Tóth
Used nameGéza•Tóth
Born25 January 1932 in Sorokpolány (HUN)
Died4 October 2011 in Szombathely (HUN)
Measurements172 cm / 81-89 kg
AffiliationsSzombathelyi Haladás
NOC Hungary

Biography

Géza Tóth had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1964 Olympics Light-Heavyweight class (467.5 kg); 2nd in the 1961 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (432.5 kg); 3rd in the 1962 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (442.5 kg); 3rd in the 1963 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (450.0 kg); 2nd in the 1964 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (467.5 kg); 3rd in the 1965 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (462.5 kg); 1st in the 1966 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (487.5 kg); 3rd in the 1969 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (495 had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1970 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (490 had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1961 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (432.5 kg); 2nd in the 1962 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (442.5 kg); 3rd in the 1963 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (450.0 kg); 1st in the 1964 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (455.0 kg); 1st in the 1966 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (487.5 kg); 3rd in the 1969 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (495.0 kg). He set one middle-heavyweight total world record in 1966.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Weightlifting HUN Géza Tóth
Light-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 4
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting HUN Géza Tóth
Light-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1968 Summer Olympics Weightlifting HUN Géza Tóth
Middle-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) AC