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Artúr Coray

Full name: Artúr Coray
Gender: Male
Born: July 16, 1881 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 27, 1909 in Muralto, Ticino, Switzerland
Affiliations: BTC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Artúr Coray competed for BTC Budapest between 1898-1905 and as was common in that era, competed in several sports, including weightlifting, wrestling, and athletics. At age 18, Coray won his first major title at the athletics tournament organized by Sport Világ, recording 27.25 m in the discus. He later twice won the Hungarian championship in discus throwing and represented Hungary at the 1900 Paris Olympics. Due to pulmonary disease he gave up sports in 1905 and died six years later at the age of 28.

Personal Best: SP - 12.03 (1901).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 18 Paris Athletics Men's Shot Put Hungary HUN 7
1900 Summer 18 Paris Athletics Men's Discus Throw Hungary HUN 11T

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1900 Summer 18 Paris Athletics Hungary Final Standings 7 11.13
1900 Summer 18 Paris Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round 7 11.13

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1900 Summer 18 Paris Athletics Hungary Final Standings 11T 31.00
1900 Summer 18 Paris Athletics Hungary Qualifying Round 11T 31.00
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