Miklós Sárkány

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Miklós Sárkány
Medal record
Men's water polo
Representing  Hungary
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1932 Los Angeles Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Team competition

Miklós Sárkány (August 15, 1908 – December 20, 1998) was a Hungarian water polo player.


He competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was born in Budapest.

In 1932 he was part of the Hungarian team which won the gold medal. He played one match.

Four years later he won again the gold medal with the Hungarian team. At the Berlin Games he played three matches.

Sárkány was Jewish; he was one of a number of Jewish athletes who won medals at the Nazi Olympics in Berlin in 1936.[1][2]

He died in Vienna, Austria.

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  1. ^ Taylor, Paul (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics : with a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medallists. Sussex Academic Press. ISBN 9781903900871.
  2. ^ "The Nazi Olympics (Berlin 1936)—Jewish Athletes; Olympic Medalists". United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Retrieved July 16, 2015.

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