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Miklós Jós

Full name: Miklós Jós (Joós, Jorčík-)
Gender: Male
Born: January 17, 1906 in Halič, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Died: April 30, 1990 in Cegléd, Pest, Hungary
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Art Competitions


Miklós Jós was born under the name of Jorčík and made a military career in the Hungarian Army. In the 1930s he was a good distance runner and one of the best Hungarian modern pentathletes, and was on the national team from 1931-39. Unfortunately, due to an injury he did not compete at the Olympic Games in Berlin. After World War II, Jós went to London in 1948 as the Hungarian team captain in the modern pentathlon. He also participated in the art competitions with an epic work called Modern Pentathlon, in Hungarian, which was published in 1945. Jós later worked for the Ministry of Defense, retired as a lieutenant-colonel in 1952, and moved to Cegléd, his wife’s hometown, where he successfully organized a fencing school and vocational classes from 1959-75.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 42 London Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Epic Works Hungary HUN AC

Mixed Literature, Epic Works

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 42 London Art Competitions Hungary Final Standings AC Modern Pentathlon
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