Angéla Németh

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Angéla Németh
Personal information
Born(1946-02-18)18 February 1946
Died5 August 2014(2014-08-05) (aged 68)

Angéla Németh (18 February 1946 – 5 August 2014) was a Hungarian track and field athlete, known as Angéla Ránky after her marriage.

In competing for her native country at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico, she won the gold medal in the javelin.[1]

She was named Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year in 1968 and 1969 after having won the Olympic title in 1968 and the European title in 1969.[2]


  1. ^ "Aranyat érő három méter plusz (Three extra meters worth gold)". Nemzeti Sport (in Hungarian). 2006-02-18. Retrieved 2010-01-23.
  2. ^ "Hungarian Olympic javelin champion dies". 5 August 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
Preceded by
Annamária Kovács
Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year
Succeeded by
Andrea Gyarmati