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Egon Solymossy

Full name: Egon Solymossy
Gender: Male
Born: May 18, 1922 in Miskolc, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
Died: September 2009
Affiliations: Pécsi VSK, Pécs (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Competing as a pure sprinter before World War II, Solymossy gradually became better at longer distances, winning the Hungarian titles in 200 and 400 metres in 1948. He competed in the 1946 European Championships in the 200, but did not get out of the heats. He qualified for the 1952 Olympics individually and with the national relay team, but did not progress past the first round in Helsinki. After stopping active competition in 1958, Solymossy became a trainer with his club, PVSK in Pécs.

Personal Best: 400 – 48.2 (1953).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Hungary HUN 3 h3 r1/4
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Hungary HUN 3 h2 r1/2

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Hungary Round One Heat Three 3 49.2 49.32

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Hungary HUN Round One Heat Two 3 3:13.8 3:13.96
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