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Alajos Bruckner

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Intercalated Games, Non-starter
Full nameAlajos•Bruckner (Béldy-Halász)
Used nameAlajos•Bruckner
Born8 July 1889 in Budapest (HUN)
Died22 December 1946 in Budapest (HUN)
Measurements186 cm / 86 kg
AffiliationsBalaton ÚE, (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary


Alajos Bruckner was a member of Balaton UE as a swimmer and water polo player. He competed under the pseudonym Halász at the 1906 Olympics, where he reached fourth place in the 400m freestyle race. Having graduated from military school, he served as an officer in the Austrian-Hungarian joint army and later was an awarded water rescuer. After World War I, he became the Vice-President of the Hungarian Swimming Federation and organized rural swimming sport life. In World War II, he was a Lieutenant responsible for the National Defense Education of Youth (INOV). After 1945, for his activities during the war, he was sentenced to prison and died in the prison hospital.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1906 Intercalated Games Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Freestyle, Men Intercalated DNS Representing Hungary    
  400 metres Freestyle, Men Intercalated 4
  One Mile Freestyle, Men Intercalated DNS
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic DNS Representing Hungary    
  400 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic DNS

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