|Date of birth||3 February 1939|
|Place of birth||Ják, Hungary|
|Date of death||26 February 2014(aged 75)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
|Olympic medal record|
|Competitor for Hungary|
|1960 Rome||Team Competition|
|1964 Tokyo||Team Competition|
|1968 Mexico City||Team Competition|
During his club career he played for Ferencvárosi TC. For the Hungary national team, he participated in the 1964 European Nations' Cup. In three Olympic Games, he also won two gold medals in 1964 and 1968, and a bronze medal in 1960.
Later he served as the head coach of Ferencvaros in 1973.
Novák died on 26 February 2014, at age 75.
- 75 éves korában elhunyt Novák Dezső (Hungarian)
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