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Ferenc Kiss

Full name: Ferenc Kiss
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 227 lbs (103 kg)
Born: January 5, 1942 in Nick, Vas, Hungary
Died: September 8, 2015
Affiliations: Ganz-MÁVAG SE, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Ferenc Kiss competed at three Olympic Games as a wrestler, highlighted by winning the heavyweight Greco-Roman bronze medal in 1972. Kiss was a two-time European Champion, winning in Greco at 97 kg in 1967-68. He was also runner-up at 100 kg at the 1970 Europeans. Kiss won two silver medals at the World Championships in Greco-Roman, in 1965 and 1970. Near the end of his career Kiss earned a coaching diploma and was coach of the BVSC after his competitive days were over. In 1987 he was awarded a master coaching title and shortly before his death, was awarded the Knight’s Cross of Hungary.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN 5T
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN AC
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR RE
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings 5T 1964-10-16
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Four 5T 1964-10-19 6
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Four Match #2 1T 1964-10-19 Svensson (SWE) draw, Kiss (HUN) 2
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three 5T 1964-10-18 4
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three Match #2 1 1964-10-18 Kiss (HUN) decision, Cucić (YUG) 1
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two 6T 1964-10-17 3
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two Match #1 2 1964-10-17 Abashidze (URS) decision, Kiss (HUN) 3
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One 1T 1964-10-16 0
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One Match #2 1 1964-10-16 Kiss (HUN) fall (1:59), Mane (IND) 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings AC 1968-10-23 9,0 Eliminated r3/7
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three 10 1968-10-25 9,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three Match #2 2 1968-10-25 Martinescu (ROU) fall (4:51), Kiss (HUN) 4,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two 10 1968-10-24 5,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two Match #4 1 1968-10-24 Kiss (HUN) decision, Kiehl (FRG) 1,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One 11T 1968-10-23 4,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One Match #3 AC 1968-10-23 Kiss (HUN) , Klinge (GDR) DQ (both) 4,0

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings 3 1972-09-06
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Five 3 1972-09-10 6,5
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Five Match #1 1 1972-09-10 Kiss (HUN) decision, Martinescu (ROU) 1,0
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Four 4 1972-09-10 5,5
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Four Match #4 AC 1972-09-10 Kiss (HUN) 0,0
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three 7 1972-09-08 5,5
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three Match #3 1 1972-09-08 Kiss (HUN) decision, Skrzydlewski (POL) 0,5
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two 7 1972-09-07 5,0
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two Match #5 AC 1972-09-07 Kiss (HUN) , Hecher (FRG) DQ (both passivity) (8:23) 4,0
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One 3T 1972-09-06 1,0
1972 Summer 30 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One Match #6 1 1972-09-06 Kiss (HUN) decision, Albrecht (GDR) 1,0
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