Hungary at the 1948 Winter Olympics

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Hungary at the Olympic Games

Flag of Hungary
IOC code  HUN
NOC Hungarian Olympic Committee
Website www.mob.hu (Hungarian) (English)
At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz
Competitors 22 (17 men, 5 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearer András Harangvölgyi (cross-country)
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Hungary competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Kékesy, AndreaAndrea Kékesy
Király, EdeEde Király
Figure skating Pairs

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lajos Máté Downhill 4:09.0 84
György Libik 3:55.3 77
Károly Kővári 3:49.1 65
Tamás Székely 3:36.0 52
Sándor Mazány 3:31.4 49
Péter Szikla 3:30.4 48
György Libik Slalom DSQ DSQ
Lajos Máté 1:40.1 50 1:20.5 42 3:00.6 48
Tamás Székely 1:26.9 (+0:05) 35 1:15.8 34 2:42.7 35
Péter Szikla 1:15.1 22 1:14.1 32 2:29.2 25

Men's combined

The downhill part of this event was held along with the main medal event of downhill skiing. For atlethes competing in both events, the same time was used (see table above for the results). The slalom part of the event was held separate from the main medal event of slalom skiing (included in table below).

Athlete Slalom Total (downhill + slalom)
Time 1 Time 2 Rank Points Rank
Lajos Máté 2:19.3 1:46.2 66 89.62 66
Károly Kővári 1:32.5 1:24.2 40 48.35 46
Tamás Székely 1:28.4 1:20.9 35 37.79 35
Péter Szikla 1:24.1 1:12.1 20 29.14 30
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anikó Iglói Downhill 3:07.1 36
Anikó Iglói Slalom 1:30.2 24 1:18.7 20 2:48.9 22

Women's combined

The downhill part of this event was held along with the main medal event of downhill skiing. For atlethes competing in both events, the same time was used (see table above for the results). The slalom part of the event was held separate from the main medal event of slalom skiing (included in table below).

Athlete Slalom Total (downhill + slalom)
Time 1 Time 2 Rank Points Rank
Anikó Iglói DNF DNF

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
18 km Imre Beták 1'29:24 57
András Harangvölgyi 1'28:10 49

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Final rank
Ede Király 5 5 174.400 42 5
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Final rank
Éva Lindner 22 17 134.188 192 21
Marika Saáry 17 14 140.944 142 17
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Final rank
Marianna Nagy
László Nagy
9.909 89 7
Andrea Kékesy
Ede Király
11.109 26 2nd

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Distance 1 Distance 2 Total points Rank
Pál ványa Normal hill DNF DNF
Ferenc Hemrik 53.0 61.0 183.3 34

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Iván Ruttkay 47.4 37
Ákos Elekfy 46.8 34
Kornél Pajor 45.7 21
Janós Kilián 44.8 14
1500 m Gedeon Ladányi 2:31.3 39
Janós Kilián 2:22.5 15
Kornél Pajor 2:22.2 14
Iván Ruttkay 2:21.2 10
5000 m Gedeon Ladányi 9:30.2 35
Ákos Elekfy 9:18.6 29
Iván Ruttkay 8:46.9 13
Kornél Pajor 8:45.2 10
10,000 m Janós Kilián 20:23.8 16
Iván Ruttkay 20:16.5 15
Kornél Pajor 17:45.6 4

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