Gergely Kulcsár

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Gergely Kulcsár
Gergely Kulcsár and Pauli Nevala 1964.jpg
Gergely Kulcsár (left) and Pauli Nevala at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born 10 March 1934 (1934-03-10) (age 83)
Nagyhalász, Hungary
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
Sport Javelin throw
Club Építők SC, Budapest
TFSE, Budapest

Gergely Kulcsár (born 10 March 1934) is a retired Hungarian javelin thrower. He competed at the 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won two bronze medals, in 1960 and 1968, and a silver medal in 1964.[1] He was the Olympic flag bearer for Hungary in 1964, 1968 and 1972.

Kulcsár was the first Hungarian to throw over 80 meters and won the national title eight times. Between 1975 and 1980 he was the coach of the Hungarian national throwing team. His trainees included Miklós Németh, a 1976 Olympic champion. From 1981 to 1993 he coached the national throwing team of Kuwait.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gergely Kulcsár". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 21 January 2009.