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Péter Farkas

Full name: Péter Farkas
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: August 14, 1968 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: Újpesti TE, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In 2004 Péter Farkas was discovered, with his brother, to be running a large marijuana farm in a suburb of Budapest. They were arrested and sentenced to five years in prison. Farkas fled, however, and was found in 2009 in Andorra, and arrested again. The sentence had been increased to seven years during his flight. Farkas had the following finishes at major championships – 1990 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1991 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1993 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th); 1991 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1996 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1989 European Championship: 90.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN 1 Gold
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN 17T

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR TP
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings 1 1992-07-28
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Round Match 1/2 1 1992-07-30 Farkas (HUN) decision (6-1), Stępień (POL)
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Five 1 1992-07-29 15,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Five Match #1 1 1992-07-29 Farkas (HUN) decision (2-0), Fredriksson (SWE) 3,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Four 1 1992-07-29 12,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Four Match #2 1 1992-07-29 Farkas (HUN) decision (2-0), Henderson (USA) 3,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Three 1 1992-07-28 9,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Three Match #2 1 1992-07-28 Farkas (HUN) decision (1-0), Zander (GER) 3,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Two 1T 1992-07-28 6,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round Two Match #3 1 1992-07-28 Farkas (HUN) decision (2-0), Hussain (EGY) 3,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round One 1T 1992-07-28 3,0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Wrestling Hungary HUN Group B - Round One Match #3 1 1992-07-28 Farkas (HUN) decision (4-1), Kasum (IOA) 3,0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings 17T 1996-07-19 0 0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Wrestling Hungary HUN Classification Round Two Match #3 2 1996-07-19 Geghamyan (ARM) decision (4-0) (5:00), Farkas (HUN) 0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One Match #6 2 1996-07-19 Tsvir (RUS) decision (3-0) (5:00), Farkas (HUN) 0
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