Hungary at the Olympics

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Hungary at the Olympics is ahistory which began at the first Olympic Games in 1896.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Hungary is HUN.[1]

History[change | edit source]

Teams from Hungary have been in most Summer Olympic Games and every Winter Olympic Games since then. The nation was not invited to the 1920 Games after World War I.

Hungarian athletes have won a total of 475 medals, with fencing as the top medal-producing sport. Hungary has won more Olympic medals than any other nation that has never hosted Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Hungary is the Hungarian Olympic Committee. It was formed and recognized in 1895.

Medal tables by Games[change | edit source]

Medals by Summer Games[change | edit source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1896 Athens 2 1 3 6 6
1900 Paris 1 2 2 5 11
1904 St. Louis 2 1 1 4 5
1908 London 3 4 2 9 6
1912 Stockholm 3 2 3 8 9
1920 Antwerp did not participate
1924 Paris 2 3 4 9 13
1928 Amsterdam 4 5 0 9 9
1932 Los Angeles 6 4 5 15 6
1936 Berlin 10 1 5 16 3
1948 London 10 5 12 27 4
1952 Helsinki 16 10 16 42 3
1956 Melbourne/Stockholm 9 10 7 26 4
1960 Rome 6 8 7 21 7
1964 Tokyo 10 7 5 22 6
1968 Mexico City 10 10 12 32 4
1972 Munich 6 13 16 35 8
1976 Montreal 4 5 13 22 10
1980 Moscow 7 10 15 32 6
1984 Los Angeles did not participate
1988 Seoul 11 6 6 23 6
1992 Barcelona 11 12 7 30 8
1996 Atlanta 7 4 10 21 12
2000 Sydney 8 6 3 17 13
2004 Athens 8 6 3 17 13
2008 Beijing 3 6 2 11 20
2012 London 8 4 6 18
2016 Rio de Janeiro
Total 167 144 164 475 8

Medals by Winter Games[change | edit source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1924 Chamonix 0 0 0 0 -
1928 St. Moritz 0 0 0 0 -
1932 Lake Placid 0 0 1 1 10
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 0 0 1 1 10
1948 St. Moritz 0 1 0 1 11
1952 Oslo 0 0 1 1 12
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 0 0 1 1 12
1960 Squaw Valley 0 0 0 0 -
1964 Innsbruck 0 0 0 0 -
1968 Grenoble 0 0 0 0 -
1972 Sapporo 0 0 0 0 -
1976 Innsbruck 0 0 0 0 -
1980 Lake Placid 0 1 0 1 15
1984 Sarajevo 0 0 0 0 -
1988 Calgary 0 0 0 0 -
1992 Albertville 0 0 0 0 -
1994 Lillehammer 0 0 0 0 -
1998 Nagano 0 0 0 0 -
2002 Salt Lake City 0 0 0 0 -
2006 Turin 0 0 0 0 -
2010 Vancouver 0 0 0 0 -
2014 Sochi
Total 0 2 4 6 39


Medal tables by Sport[change | edit source]

Medals by Summer Sport[change | edit source]

     Leading in that sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Fencing 35 22 26 83
Swimming 25 23 18 66
Canoeing 22 29 26 77
Wrestling 19 16 19 54
Gymnastics 15 11 14 40
Athletics 10 12 17 39
Boxing 10 2 8 20
Modern pentathlon 9 8 5 22
Water polo 9 3 3 15
Shooting 7 3 7 17
Football 3 1 1 5
Weightlifting 2 9 9 20
Judo 1 3 5 9
Rowing 0 1 2 3
Handball 0 1 2 3
Equestrian 0 0 1 1
Sailing 0 0 1 1
Tennis 0 0 1 1
Total 167 144 164 475

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