József Csermák

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József Csermák
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Born February 14, 1932

József Csermák (February 14, 1932 in Senec, Czechoslovakia – January 14, 2001 in Tapolca) was a Hungarian athlete, who competed in hammer throw. He won the gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics, throwing 60.34 metres. He thereby became the first to throw over 60 metres, and captured the world record of teammate Imre Németh.

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Records
Preceded by
Hungary Imre Németh
Men's Hammer World Record Holder
July 14, 1952 – September 14, 1952
Succeeded by
Norway Sverre Strandli