József Kovács (runner)

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József Kovács
Medal record
Representing  Hungary
Athletics
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place Melbourne 1956 10.000 metres
European Championships
Silver medal – second place Bern 1954 10.000 metres

József Kovács (3 March 1926 – 29 March 1987) was a Hungarian athlete who competed mainly in the 10,000 metres.

Born in Nyíregyháza, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg he competed for Hungary in the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia in the 10,000 metres where he won the silver medal.

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