Ágota Bujdosó

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The native form of this personal name is Bujdosó Ágota. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Ágota Bujdosó
Personal information
Full name Ágota Bujdosó
Born (1943-06-02) 2 June 1943 (age 73)
Budapest, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club
Youth clubs
1957–1960 Vasas SC
Senior clubs
1960–1978 Vasas SC
National team
1965–1977 Hungary 168 (?)

Ágota Bujdosó (born June 2, 1943 in Budapest)[1] is a former Hungarian international handball goalkeeper.



Bujdosó started her career in 1957 in Vasas and has spent her entire career by the Angyalföld-based team. She enjoyed her best spell in the seventies, having won the Hungarian Championship seven times in a row between 1972 and 1978 and capturing four Hungarian cup titles beside. In addition, she has reached the final of the European Champions Cup 1978, but lost out 19–14 against TSC Berlin.[2]

For her services, the loyal shot-stopper was awarded the Golden Ring of Vasas SC in 1991.[3]


Bujdosó made her debut in the Hungarian national team in 1965 and has won 168 caps until her retirement in 1977. From 1969 she was the captain of the team. She was present on several international competitions, first in 1971, when she has won bronze medal on the World Championship after beating Romania in the placement match. Two years later she played with Hungary for the bronze again, but this time the team have lost to the Soviet Union and finished fourth. In 1975, on her third and last World Championship she has collected another bronze medal.[2]

She was also member of the team that played on the 1976 Olympic Games. In a tightly contested tournament, Hungary finished third, falling short to silver medallist Germany only on goal difference.


Individual awards[edit]


  1. ^ "Ágota Bujdosó Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Múltidéző – Bujdosó Ágota" (in Hungarian). Nemzeti Sportszövetség. 2 June 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Bújdosó Ágota, a Vasas SC legújabb aranygyűrűse" (in Hungarian). Vasas SC Archívum. Retrieved 9 February 2011.