Zoltán Horváth (fencer)

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The native form of this personal name is Horváth Zoltán. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Zoltán Horváth
Zoltán Horváth 1960.jpg
Zoltán Horváth at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1937-03-12) 12 March 1937 (age 80)
Balatonfüred, Hungary
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Fencing
Club Vörös Meteor, Budapest

Zoltán Horváth (born 12 March 1937) is a Hungarian retired sabre fencer. At the 1960 Olympics, he won the gold medal in the team competition, and the individual silver medal behind team mate Rudolf Kárpáti. Horváth also took part in the 1964 Olympics, placing fifth in the team competition.[1]

At world championships, his biggest success came in 1962, when he won the individual competition and placed second with the team. Horváth had already won two gold medals in the team competitions of the 1957 and 1958 world championships, and gained a third in 1966.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zoltán Horváth". sports-reference.com. 
  2. ^ (German) Results of men's sabre competitions at world championships at sport-komplett.de