Samu Fóti

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSamu Ferenc•Fóti (Fleck-)
Used nameSamu•Fóti
Born17 May 1890 in Budapest (HUN)
Died17 June 1916 in Lipové (SVK)
AffiliationsBTC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Samu Fleck competed for BTC as an athlete and gymnast, and in the three years 1912-14 BTC won the national team gymnastics title. At the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, now competing under the name of Fóti, he was a member of the Hungarian gymnastic silver medal winning team. At the same Olympics, Fóti also competed in the discus throw. Fleck/Fóti was a multiple national athletics champion in a special three-event discipline of discus, long jump and 200 metres. He died during Word War I.

Personal Best: DT – 39.43 (1912).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN Samu Fóti
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 25
Discus Throw, Both Hands, Men (Olympic) DNS
Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Samu Fóti
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Hungary 2 Silver