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Pál Vargha

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full namePál•Vargha
Used namePál•Vargha
AffiliationsMAC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary


Pál Vargha competed for BEAC and then later for MAC. Hurdles and long jump were his strongest disciplines, but he also competed in almost all of the athletics disciplines. He became Hungarian champion both in 1901 and 1904. In 1904 he also won in 120-yard hurdle as well as in long jump. After his sporting carrier, Vargha worked as a teacher. After his death, the Hungarian champion of the 110 m hurdles was awarded with the so-called “Pál Vargha Award”.

Personal Bests: 110H – 16.8y (1905); LJ – 6.75 (1904); JT – 38.75 (1906).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics 110 metres Hurdles, Men Intercalated AC h3 r1/2 HUN Pál Vargha
  High Jump, Men Intercalated AC
  Long Jump, Men Intercalated 10
  Triple Jump, Men Intercalated DNS
  Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men Intercalated 11
  Pentathlon (Ancient), Men Intercalated =22