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János Konrád

Full name: János Konrád
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: August 27, 1941 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: November 26, 2014 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: BVSC, Budapest (HUN) / Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Water Polo, Swimming

Related Olympians: Brother of Ferenc Konrád.

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

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Biography

János Konrád was capped 123 times with the Hungarian water polo team between 1959-73. He won an Olympic gold in 1964, Olympic bronzes in 1960 and 1968 and European titles in 1962. He also won two golds (1963, 1965), a silver (1959) and a bronze (1961) at the Universiade. At the club level, Konrád started water polo with the Budapesti Vasutas Sport Club in 1956 and from 1964-70 played with Budapesti Honvéd. He finished his career by playing with Vasas Izzó from 1970-75 and Orvosegyetem Sport Club in 1975-76. Konrád never won a Hungarian title, winning one silver (1967) and four bronzes (1958, 1965, 1968, 1976) at the Hungarian championships.

After finishing his sporting career, Konrád worked as a water polo coach. He was head coach of Orvosegyetem SC from 1976-80, the Kuwaiti national team from 1981-83, the Hungarian national women’s team from 1985-90, and the Hungarian national men’s team from 1990-92. Beginning in the 1990s, Konrád worked with the Hungarian National Olympic Committee, as a member of their economic committee since 2000 and a board member since 2004. His brothers Sándor and Ferenc were also international level water polo players, Sándor winning a European title in 1962 and Ferenc an Olympic title in 1976.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 18 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke Hungary HUN 7 h5 r1/3
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 1 Gold
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1960 Summer 18 Roma Water Polo Hungary HUN Group D Match #6 1 1960-08-29 HUN 11, FRA 3 1
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #1 1 1964-10-17 HUN 3, ITA 1 0
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #4 1 1964-10-18 HUN 5, URS 2 0
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #1 1 1964-10-14 HUN 6, NED 5 0
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #4 1T 1964-10-15 YUG 4, HUN 4 0
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group D Match #1 1 1964-10-11 HUN 11, EGY 1 1
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group D Match #2 1 1964-10-12 HUN 5, BEL 0 1
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match 3/4 1 1968-10-26 HUN 9, ITA 4 0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1968-10-24 YUG 8, HUN 6 0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #5 1 1968-10-16 HUN 6, FRG 4 2
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #9 1 1968-10-17 HUN 7, ESP 1 0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #11 1 1968-10-19 HUN 5, USA 1 0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #15 1 1968-10-20 HUN 6, URS 5 0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #18 1 1968-10-21 HUN 8, BRA 2 0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #21 1 1968-10-23 HUN 7, CUB 1 1

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Hungary Round One Heat Five 7 1:19.9
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