Hungary at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918; angels; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian and English)
in St. Louis
Competitors4 in 2 sports
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Hungary competed at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, United States. Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympic Games are generally kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time.

Medalists

Further information: 1904 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 1904 Summer Olympics medal winners

The following Hungarian competitors won medals at the games. In the discipline sections below, the medalists' names are bolded.

Multiple medalists

The following competitors won multiple medals at the 1904 Olympic Games.

Name Medal Sport Event
Zoltán Halmay  Gold
 Gold
Swimming Men's 100 yard freestyle
Men's 50 yard freestyle
Géza Kiss  Silver
 Bronze
Swimming Men's 1 mile freestyle
Men's 880 yard freestyle

Competitors

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Repechage Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Béla Mező 60 m unknown 4 Did not advance
100 m unknown 3 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Distance Rank
Lajos Gönczy High jump 1.75 4
Standing high jump 1.35 5
Béla Mező Long jump unknown 7-10

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Zoltán Halmay 50 yd freestyle 29.6 1 Q 28.2 1st place, gold medalist(s)1
100 yd freestyle 1:06.2 1 Q 1:02.8 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Géza Kiss 880 yd freestyle unknown 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
1 mile freestyle 28:28.2 2nd place, silver medalist(s)

Note

1Halmay tied with Leary in the final. A swim-off was held between them, which Halmay won and was awarded with the gold medal. His time was 28.0, Leary's time was 28.6.

References