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Zoltán Tóbiás

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full nameZoltán József•Tóbiás
Used nameZoltán•Tóbiás
Born6 May 1886 in Budapest (HUN)
Died16 August 1950 in Manhattan, New York, New York (USA)
AffiliationsJózsefvárosi Sport Club
NOC(s) Hungary


Zoltán Tóbiás initially competed in the colors of the Balaton Úszók Egyesület (BUE) and then the Józsefvárosi Sport Club (JSC). After the 1906 Olympics, he moved to Ferencváros Budapest. In 1907, he broke the Hungarian National record in the 440 yard event and won the 1000 metre Tisza championship. In the same year, he moved to the United States and settled down in New York, where he competed for the NY Athletic Club and regularly sent reports to the Hungarian sport newspapers.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1906 Intercalated Games Swimming (Aquatics) 400 metres Freestyle, Men Intercalated AC Representing Hungary    
  4 × 250 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Intercalated Hungary DNS
1908 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) 400 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic DNS Representing Hungary