Hungary at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Hungary.svg
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian and English)
in Atlanta
Competitors212 (147 men and 65 women) in 24 sports
Flag bearer Bence Szabó (fencing)
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
7
Silver
4
Bronze
10
Total
21
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Hungary competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 212 competitors, 147 men and 65 women, took part in 145 events in 24 sports.[1]

Medalists

Main articles: 1996 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 1996 Summer Olympics medal winners

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Hungary's two veterans in Atlanta were both defeated in the first round.

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Heat — 49.23 s
  • Semi Final — 48.57 s (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.82m (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 16.04m (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.90 m
  • Final — 62.28 m (→ 10th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification — 78.34m
  • Final — 81.24m (→
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    Gold Medal)
  • Qualification — 73.68m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 72.58m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  • Final Result — 7755 points (→ 27th place)


Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 6336 points (→ 6th place)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.73m
  • Final — 6.60m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualification — 6.02m (→ did not advance)

Women's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — NM (→ no ranking)

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

Badminton

Main article: Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

  • First Round — Defeated John Kelman (Barbados), referee stopped contest in third round
  • Second Round — Defeated Daniel Attah (Nigeria), 14-12
  • Quarter Finals — Lost to Pablo Chacón (Argentina), 7–18

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 346.74
  • Semi Final — 204.51 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Heat — 206.52 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrianism at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Fifteen fencers, nine men and six women, represented Hungary in 1996.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil
Women's épée
Women's team épée

Football

Main article: Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Individual Competition:

Rhythmic gymnastics

Main article: Rhythmic gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Laser sailing

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 50.43 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Heat — 51.26 (→ did not advance, 35th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.59 (→ did not advance, 20th place)
  • Heat — 1:52.19 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 3:59.36 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 56.96 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:01.84
  • B-Final — 2:02.17 (→ 12th place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:01.80
  • Final — 1:01.49 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 1:02.72
  • B-Final — scratched

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:14.66
  • Final — 2:12.57 (→
    Med 1.png
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:13.89
  • Final — 2:13.03 (→
    Med 2.png
    Silver Medal)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 53.69
  • B-Final — 53.48 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:58.76
  • Final — 1:59.12 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat — 2:00.50
  • B-Final — 1:58.99 (→ 9th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:02.10
  • Final — 1:59.91 (→
    Med 1.png
    Gold Medal)
  • Heat — 2:06.24 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:27.37
  • B-Final — DSQ
  • Heat — 4:28.05 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:41.05
  • Final — 3:40.84 (→ 6th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 57.82 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 9:06.97 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:09.18
  • Final — 2:07.83 (→
    Med 1.png
    Gold Medal)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:09.05
  • Final — 1:09.55 (→ 7th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:29.58
  • Final — 2:26.57 (→
    Med 3.png
    Bronze Medal)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:03.61 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:17.90 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:43.09
  • Final — 4:42.53 (→
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    Bronze Medal)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:10.92 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Table tennis

Main article: Table tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles Competition

  • First round — Lost to Oleg Ogorodov (Uzbekistan) 5–7, 6–7
  • Alternates
  • Gergely Kisgyorgy
  • Daniel Somogyi

Women's Singles Competition

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

  • Defeated Russia (8–7)
  • Defeated Germany (9–8)
  • Defeated Netherlands (10–8)
  • Defeated Spain (8–7)
  • Defeated Yugoslavia (12–8)
  • Defeated Greece (12–8)
  • Lost to Spain (6–7)
  • Lost to Italy (18–20) → Fourth place

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Men

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
Tibor Karczag – 54 kg 107.5 107.5 107.5 DNF
Zoltán Farkas – 59 kg 130.0 132.5 132.5 140.0 145.0 150.0 280.0 8
Adrián Popa – 64 kg 130.0 135.0 137.5 167.5 172.5 172.5 307.5 5
Zoltán Kecskés – 64 kg 130.0 135.0 137.5 162.5 167.5 170.0 302.5 8
Attila Feri – 70 kg 152.5 152.5 155.0 187.5 187.5 192.5 340.0 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Gábor Molnár – 70 kg 145.0 145.0 145.0 DNF
Tibor Stark + 108 kg 180.0 185.0 187.5 220.0 227.5 230.0 415.0 8

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2012-02-12.