József Nagy

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Non-starter
Full nameJózsef•Nagy
Used nameJózsef•Nagy
Born27 January 1884 in Sárkeresztúr, Fejér (HUN)
Died27 October 1952 in Balatonszepezd, Veszprém (HUN)
AffiliationsBBTE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


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