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József Balla

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJózsef•Balla
Used nameJózsef•Balla
Born27 July 1955 in Szöreg (HUN)
Died18 March 2003 in Kecskemét (HUN)
Measurements190 cm / 120 kg
AffiliationsFerencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary

Biography

József Balla had the following finishes at major championships – 1985 World Championship: 130.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1977 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (3rd); 1975 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (4th); 1986 World Championship: 130.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1981 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (6th); 1983 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (1st); 1975 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (2nd); 1978 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (2nd); 1981 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (2nd); 1977 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (4th); 1980 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (4th); 1985 European Championship: 130.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1976 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (5th); 1979 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (5th); 1986 European Championship: 130.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1987 European Championship: 130.0 kg. Freestyle (5th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1976 Summer Olympics Wrestling Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Hungary    
1980 Summer Olympics Wrestling Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Hungary