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István Kovács

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameIstván•Kovács
Used nameIstván•Kovács
Born27 June 1950 in Nádudvar (HUN)
Measurements175 cm / 82 kg
AffiliationsCsepel SC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

István Kovács had the following finishes at major championships – 1979 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1977 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1978 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 2007 World Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (34th); 1974 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1976 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1978 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (5th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Wrestling HUN István Kovács
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC
1976 Summer Olympics Wrestling HUN István Kovács
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 7
1980 Summer Olympics Wrestling HUN István Kovács
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze