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Hungary Athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Hungary Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics

Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

Hungary will be sending 106 competitors to the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to 21, 2016. They would be competing in nine sports.

The games in which Hungary would be competing include athletics, canoeing, fencing, modern pentathlon, sailing, shooting, swimming, water polo, and wrestling.

Participation of Hungarian Team

Since the inception of the modern games in 1896, Hungary has participated in every event, barring the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium and the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles due to the Soviet boycott.

Till the last Summer Olympics held in London in 2012, Hungary has bagged a total of 476 medals. Of these, the highest number has been in fencing where it has bagged a total of 83 medals.

Hungary has never hosted a Summer Olympics.

Hungary sent 159 competitors to the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London, England, from July 27 to August 12, 2012. They competed in 18 sports and bagged a total of 18 medals. Of these, eight were gold, four silver and six bronze.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 21
  • Athletes Participating : 151
  • Events : 118

List of Hungary Athletes Participating in the Rio Games

Modern pentathlon224
Table tennis123
Water polo131326

Hungary Olympic Team at 2016 Rio Olympics

S.N.Athletes NamesSports
1Laura SárosiBadminton
2Zoltan HarcsaBoxing
3Balazs BacskaiBoxing
4Danuta KozákCanoe sprint
5Natasa Dusev-JanicsCanoe sprint
6Tamara CsipesCanoe sprint
7Gabriella SzabóCanoe sprint
8Krisztina Fazekas ZurCanoe sprint
9Henrik VasbanyaiCanoe sprint
10Balint KopaszCanoe sprint
11Róbert MikeCanoe sprint
12Jonatán HajdúCanoe sprint
13Andras PartiCycling - Mountain bike
14Villo KormosDiving
15Áron SzilágyiFencing
16Géza ImreFencing
17Aida MohamedFencing
18Anna MártonFencing
19Gábor BoczkóFencing
20András RédliFencing
21Edina KnapekFencing
22Emese SzászFencing
23Tamás DecsiFencing
24Vid HidvégiGymnastics
25Hedvig KarakasJudo
26Miklós UngváriJudo
27Eva CsernoviczkiJudo
28Abigel JooJudo
29Krisztián TóthJudo
30Barna BorJudo
31Laszlo CsoknyaiJudo
32Mark PappMarathon swimming
33Éva RisztovMarathon swimming and Swimming
34Sarolta KovácsModern pentathlon
35Ádám MarosiModern pentathlon
36Zsófia FöldháziModern pentathlon
37Bence DemeterModern pentathlon
38Bela SimonRowing
39Sara CholnokySailing
40Áron GádorfalviSailing
41Benjamin VadnaiSailing
42István PéniShooting
43Peter SidiShooting
44renata tobai sikeShooting
45Zsófia CsonkaShooting
46Miklos TatraiShooting
47Katinka HosszúSwimming
48Boglárka KapásSwimming
49Zsuzsanna JakabosSwimming
50Liliána SzilágyiSwimming
51László CsehSwimming
52Dániel GyurtaSwimming
53Evelyn VerrasztóSwimming
54Dávid VerrasztóSwimming
55Ajna KéselySwimming
56Gergely GyurtaSwimming
57Richard BohusSwimming
58Tamas KenderesiSwimming
59Péter BernekSwimming
60Gábor BalogSwimming
61Dominik KozmaSwimming
62Krisztián TakácsSwimming
63Bence PulaiSwimming
64Peter HolodaSwimming
65Kristof RasovszkySwimming
66Anna SztankovicsSwimming
67Gergő KisSwimming
68Georgina PótaTable tennis
69Ádám PattantyúsTable tennis
70Petra LovasTable tennis
71Tímea BabosTennis
72Réka Luca JaniTennis
73Krisztián ParsTrack & field
74Balázs BajiTrack & field
75Anita MártonTrack & field
76Györgyi Zsivoczky-FarkasTrack & field
77Zsofia ErdelyiTrack & field
78Zoltán KővágóTrack & field
79Krisztina PappTrack & field
80Barbara SzabóTrack & field
81Xénia KrizsánTrack & field
82Barbara KovácsTrack & field
83Gáspár CsereTrack & field
84Viktoria MadarászTrack & field
85Mate HelebrandtTrack & field
86Miklós SrpTrack & field
87Rita RecseiTrack & field
88Gábor JozsaTrack & field
89Zsófia KovácsTriathlon
90Margit VanekTriathlon
91Tamás TóthTriathlon
92Marton SzivosWater polo
93Dániel VargaWater polo
94Edina GanglWater polo
95Viktor NagyWater polo
96Dénes VargaWater polo
97Norbert HosnyánszkyWater polo
98Ádám DeckerWater polo
99Krisztián ManherczWater polo
100Márton VámosWater polo
101Balazs HaraiWater polo
102Rita KeszthelyiWater polo
103Gábor KisWater polo
104Attila DeckerWater polo
105Barbara BujkaWater polo
106Balázs ErdélyiWater polo
107Dora AntalWater polo
108Hanna KistelekiWater polo
109Dora CziganyWater polo
110Anna IllésWater polo
111Orsolya KasóWater polo
112Orsolya TakácsWater polo
113Dora CsabaiWater polo
114Ildiko TothWater polo
115Peter NagyWeightlifting
116Tamas LorinczWrestling
117Marianna SastinWrestling
118Peter BacsiWrestling
119Daniel LigetiWrestling
120Viktor LorinczWrestling

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016

Olympic Athletes - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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