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Zsigmond Nagy

Full name: Zsigmond Nagy
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 218 lbs (99 kg)
Born: July 27, 1937 in Csengőd, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary
Died: March 1, 2010 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: TFSE, Budapest (HUN) / MAFC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Zsigmond Nagy was a shot putter who competed in 24 internationals for Hungary from 1959-66. In addition to his two Olympic appearances, Nagy was fifth at the 1962 European Championships. At the World University Games, he won the shot in 1963, was second in 1959, and fourth in 1965. Nagy was Hungarian champion in 1961-62 and was world-ranked from 1961-64 (1961-10th, 1962-7th, 1963-8th, 1964-9th). He set four national records and was the first Hungarian to surpass 18 metres. After his competitive career he became a well-respected coach.

Personal Bests: SP – 19.16 (1962); DT – 52.49 (1962).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Men's Shot Put Hungary HUN 14
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Men's Shot Put Hungary HUN 5

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Final Round 14 16.67
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Final Round Round One NP foul
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Two 14 16.67 16.67
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Three 14 foul 16.67
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round 13 QU 16.84
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round Round One 10 16.84
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round Round Two 13 pass 16.84
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round 5 18.88
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round Round One 5 18.77
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Two 6 foul 18.77
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Three 6 18.50 18.77
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Four 6 18.43 18.77
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Five 6 foul 18.77
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Final Round Round Six NP 18.88
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round 5 QU 18.14
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round Round One 5 18.14
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round Round Two 5 pass 18.14
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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