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József Nagy

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
Full nameJózsef•Nagy
Used nameJózsef•Nagy
Born2 October 1881 in Sárkeresztúr (HUN)
AffiliationsBBTE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


József Nagy began his career at OTE in 1901. Later he competed for MUE, BSC, BAK, and finally BBTE. He won national championships in 1903-04 (440 yards), 1904-05 and 1908 (880 yards). He was also a Hungarian national cross-country champion before he retired in 1912. Following his retirement, he became a member of board of the BBTE, where he had worked as a representative of the athletic department for decades.

Personal Bests: 400 – 50.6 (1908); 800 – 2:02.4y (1908); 1500 – 4:19.6 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN József Nagy
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h7 r1/3
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h3 r1/2
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h5 r1/2
1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) Hungary 3 Bronze
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN József Nagy
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS