András Hargitay in 1971
|Full name||Hargitay András|
17 March 1956 |
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
Budapesti Honvéd Sportegyesület
András Hargitay (born 17 March 1956) is a retired swimmer from Hungary, who won the bronze medal in the 400 m individual medley at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He finished fourth in the same event at the 1976 and 1980 Games, missing the bronze medal by less than 0.3 seconds in both cases. In 1974, he set a new world record in the 400 m medley.
He was named Hungarian Sportsman of the Year in 1975 after winning two gold medals at the 1975 World Aquatics Championships.
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Gary Hall Sr.
|Men's 400 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)
20 August 1974 – 2 April 1976
|Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
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