You Are Here > > > László Bánhegyi

László Bánhegyi

Full name: László Bánhegyi
Nickname(s): Szoke
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: January 17, 1931 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 24, 2015 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Affiliations: Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Basketball

Biography

László Bánhegyi played basketball for Hungary at the 1952 and 1960 Olympics. He also competed at the European Championships in 1953, 1955, 1957, and 1959, helping Hungary win a silver medal in 1953. He played for Bp. Red Meteor and later for Bp. Honvéd. Bánhegyi left Hungary in 1961 and moved to Britain for a few years, where he won several club titles, but returned to Hungary in 1965. He was a practitioner of kung fu, and a big supporter of Far Eastern martial arts. Bánhegyi lived his last few years in Wien (Vienna), Austria.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball Hungary HUN 13T
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Men's Basketball Hungary HUN 9

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Hungary HUN Group B Match #1 1 1952-07-14 HUN 75, GRE 38 15
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Hungary HUN Group B Match #4 2 1952-07-17 PHI 48, HUN 35 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Hungary HUN Group B Playoff 1 1952-07-18 HUN 47, GRE 44 9
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Hungary HUN Group A Match #1 2 1952-07-25 USA 66, HUN 48 2
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Hungary HUN Group A Match #3 2 1952-07-26 URU 70, HUN 56 4
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Basketball Hungary HUN Group A Match #5 2 1952-07-27 TCH 63, HUN 39 4
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Classification Round 9-12 Match #1 2 1960-09-08 MEX 69, HUN 57 8
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Classification Round 9-12 Match #4 1 1960-09-10 HUN 74, FRA 70 2
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Group C Match #2 1 1960-09-02 HUN 84, PUR 80 10
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Group C Match #3 1 1960-09-03 HUN 81, PHI 70 11
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Group A Match #1 1 1960-08-26 HUN 93, JPN 66 8
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Group A Match #4 2 1960-08-27 ITA 72, HUN 67 3
1960 Summer 29 Roma Basketball Hungary HUN Group A Match #5 2 1960-08-29 USA 107, HUN 63 14
id: 5,673