Henrik Kalocsai

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Henrik Kalocsai
Medal record
Men's athletics
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Budapest Triple jump

Henrik Kalocsai (pronounced [ˈhɛnrik ˈkɒlot͡ʃɒi]; 28 November 1940 – 22 May 2012)[1][2] was a Hungarian athlete who specialized in the triple jump and long jump.

He won the gold medal at the 1965 Summer Universiade, the bronze medal at the 1966 European Championships and the silver medal at the 1967 European Indoor Games. He became the Hungarian triple jump champion in 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971 and 1973, rivalling with Drágán Ivanov, Zoltán Cziffra and Gábor Katona.[3]

In the long jump he finished sixth at the 1970 European Indoor Championships.[4] He became Hungarian long jump champion in every year from 1960 to 1971, except for 1964 and 1968 when Béla Margitics won.[3] He also became indoor champion in 1974.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (June 2012). "Henrik Kalocsai Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2012-12-16. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
  2. ^ "Elhunyt Kalocsai Henrik". Magyar Atlétikai Szövetség. 2012-05-30. Retrieved 2012-06-11.
  3. ^ a b "Hungarian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 2 February 2009.
  4. ^ "1970 European Indoor Championships, men's long jump final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 2 February 2009.
  5. ^ "Hungarian Indoor Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 2 February 2009.