|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Ferenc (František-)•Szobota|
|Born||30 August 1891 in Košice (SVK)|
|Died||10 January 1939 in Levoča (SVK)|
|Affiliations||Kassai AC, Košice (SVK)|
Ferenc Szobota, of Slovakian origin, competed mainly in short-distance running and long jump in the colors of Kassai AC. As a member of the Hungarian team, he participated in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, where he competed in the 100 metres and ran on the Hungarian 4x100 relay. Due to a post-war disease, he finished his sporting career and became head of the athletic department at KAC.
As a graduate lawyer, Szobota served in several cities, first in Hungary and later in Czecholslovakia. His last position was as a chairman of the High Court at Levoča. In 1939 he committed suicide.
Personal best: 100 – 10.9 (1911).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1912 Summer Olympics||Athletics||HUN||Ferenc Szobota|
|100 metres, Men (Olympic)||AC h4 r2/3|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic)||Hungary||2 h2 r2/3|
|Long Jump, Men (Olympic)||DNS|