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Henrik Kalocsai

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenrik•Kalocsai
Used nameHenrik•Kalocsai
Born28 November 1940 in Budapest (HUN)
Died22 May 2012 in Budapest (HUN)
Measurements191 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsBudapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Henrik Kalocsai was a horizontal jumper who set five Hungarian records in the long jump and 10 in the triple jump. He also won 19 national titles: long jump in 1960-63, 1965-67, 1969-71, and 1973; and the triple jump in 1962-63, 1965, 1967-68, 1970-71, and 1973. Kalocsai competed in 45 internationals for Hungary. In addition to his two Olympic appearances, he competed at the European Championships in 1962 (sixth in long jump), 1966 (bronze in triple jump), 1969 (10th in triple jump), and 1971 (did not make the final long and triple jumps). Kalocsai won the triple jump at the 1965 Universiade, and won a silver in the triple jump at the 1967 European Indoors.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.5 (1967); 200 – 21.7 (1967); LJ – 7.86 (1970); TJ – 16.73 (1967).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN Henrik Kalocsai
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Hungary DNS
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 28 r1/2
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 19 r1/2
1968 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN Henrik Kalocsai
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 10

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