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Dezső Kovács

Full name: Dezső Kovács
Gender: Male
Born: February 25, 1903 in Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary
Died: July 22, 1992 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Title: Százados
Affiliations: Magyar Polo Club, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Polo

Biography

Dezsó Kovács missed the opening Hungarian game, the 8-8 draw against Germany at the 1936 Olympics but came in for [Kálmán Bartalis] in the replay and also played in the 3rd/4th place game. A Lieutenant in the Hungarian Army he served in the Budapest Artillery, like his team-mate [Imre Szentpály]. Kovács was a member of the Hungarian side who beat France to win the 1934 King’s Cup at Roma when two of his future 1936 Olympic team-mates, Szentpály and [Kálmán Bartalis] were on the same Cup-winning side. The same four that won the King’s Cup also reached the final of the 1934 Count Volpi di Misurata Cup, also in Roma, but lost to a French team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 33 Berlin Polo Men's Polo Hungary HUN 4

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 33 Berlin Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match 3/4 2 1936-08-08 MEX 16, HUN 2 0
1936 Summer 33 Berlin Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #1 Replay 1 1936-08-06 HUN 16, GER 6
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