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József Kovács

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJózsef•Kovács
Used nameJózsef•Kovács
Born3 March 1926 in Nyíregyháza (HUN)
Died29 March 1987 in Budapest (HUN)
Measurements163 cm / 50 kg
AffiliationsNyíregyházi Vasutas SC, Nyíregyháza (HUN) / MTK, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

Personal Bests: 5000 – 13:47.6 (1959); 10000 – 28:52.36 (1956).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN József Kovács
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 14 h1 r1/2
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN József Kovács
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN József Kovács
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 15

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