|Olympic medal record|
|Men's Water Polo|
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Sándor Tarics (born September 23, 1913) is a Hungarian water polo player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. Since the death of Attilio Pavesi, he has been the oldest living Olympic champion.
Born in Budapest, Tarics was part of the Hungarian team which won the gold medal, pushing Germany into second. He played two matches, and scored two goals. He was able to escape post-war Soviet-occupied Hungary when his engineering degree earned him a teaching fellowship at an American university. He went on to establish and grow a successful architecture and engineering practice in San Francisco, California. As of 2013 he lives in Belvedere, California and is a member of the Belvedere Tennis Club. He attented the 2012 London Olympics as the oldest living Olympic champion and turned 100 in September 2013.
- Sándor Tarics' profile at databaseOlympics
- Sándor Tarics' webpage
- Profile of Sándor Tarics in the San Francisco Gate, August 23, 2008
- Cycling News, August 4 2011, 1932 Olympic champion dies, aged 100
- April Dembosky (June 9, 2012). "The Olympians: Sándor Tarics, Hungary". Financial Times Magazine.
- The oldest living Olympic champion is water polo player is Sándor Tarics
- Dobor, Deszo (2013-09-25). "World's oldest Olympic champion celebrates 100th birthday". International Sports Press Association. Retrieved 2013-09-25.
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