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József Kucharik

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJózsef•Kucharik
Used nameJózsef•Kucharik
Born1 January 1886 in Budapest (HUN)
Died10 March 1965
NOC Hungary


Hungarian author and writer József Kucharik was educated as a teacher and also worked as a fencing master. He started his teaching career in 1909 in Miskolc at the Royal Catholic School. Under the Soviets he was considered to be a criminal and was sentenced to jail for two months. Kucharik later worked as a fencing master in various cities, notably from 1932-45 in Budapest. He wrote several books on physical education in the 1930s and taught among others the well-known wrestler Károly Kárpáti.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions HUN József Kucharik
Literature, Open (Olympic) AC


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