Sándor Tarics

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Sándor Tarics (23 September 1913 – 21 May 2016) was a Hungarian water polo player. He won a gold medal in the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1][2] He was born in Budapest.

He attended the 2012 London Olympics as the oldest living Olympic champion[1] and turned 100 in September 2013.[3]

Tarics died in San Francisco, California on 21 May 2016 at the age of 102.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 April Dembosky (June 9, 2012). "The Olympians: Sándor Tarics, Hungary". Financial Times Magazine.
  2. "The oldest living Olympic champion is water polo player is Sándor Tarics". Archived from the original on 2012-03-25. Retrieved 2016-05-22.
  3. Dobor, Deszo (2013-09-25). "World's oldest Olympic champion celebrates 100th birthday". International Sports Press Association. Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2013-09-25.
  4. "Oldest Olympic champion Sandor Tarics, Berlin veteran, dies at 102". Reuters. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2016.