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György Luntzer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameGyörgy•Luntzer
Used nameGyörgy•Luntzer
Other namesJuraj Luntzer, György Luncser
Born23 August 1882 in Bratislava (SVK)
DiedMarch 1942 in Eastmont (GHA)
AffiliationsPTE, Bratislava (SVK)
NOC(s) Hungary

Biography

György Luntzer represented Hungary in three Olympic Games (1906, 1908 and 1912). His best result was in Athens, when he came fifth in discus throwing in Greek style. He won the national championships in discus three times and broke the national record twice. Luntzer achieved good results in other sports as well, especially in wrestling. After his sporting carrier he worked for the Hungarian Railway first in his hometown, Pozsony (Bratislava, today Slovakia) then in Kolozsvár (Cluj Napoca, today Romania).

Personal Bests: DT – 41.93 (1911), JT – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics Discus Throw, Men Intercalated AC Representing Hungary    
  Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men Intercalated 5
  Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men Intercalated AC
  Pentathlon (Ancient), Men Intercalated 10
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Men Olympic DNS Representing Hungary    
  Discus Throw, Men Olympic 7
  Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men Olympic AC
  Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men Olympic AC
Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic =17
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Men Olympic 21 Representing Hungary    
  Discus Throw, Both Hands, Men Olympic AC
  Pentathlon, Men Olympic DNS