Attila Horváth (athlete)

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The native form of this personal name is Horváth Attila. This article uses the Western name order.

Attila Horváth (born July 28, 1967 in Kőszeg) is a retired male discus thrower from Hungary, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics (1992 and 1996). His personal best is 68.58 metres, thrown on June 24, 1994 in Budapest, Hungary. He is a nine-time national champion in the men's discus event, including eight in a row (1990–1997).


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Hungary
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 8th 62.08 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd 65.32 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 5th 62.82 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 63.60 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 65.72 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia 10th 62.28 m