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Tibor Csernai

Full name: Tibor Csernai
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: December 3, 1938 in Pilis, Pest, Hungary
Died: September 11, 2012 in Tatabánya, Komárom-Esztergom, Hungary
Affiliations: FC Tatabánya, Tatabánya (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Tibor Csernai was a high-scoring striker who started to play football with Budapesti VSC. From 1960-62 he played with Ózdi Kohász and from 1962-70 played for Tatabányai Bányász. With Tatabányai Bányász, Csernai played 175 matches over eight seasons, scored 60 goals and won bronzes at the Hungarian championships in 1964 and 1966. Csernai was never capped with the Hungarian national team, but was selected to the Hungarian 1964 Olympic team, playing four matches at the Olympic tournament and scoring six goals. His first four goals were in the preliminary round match against Yugoslavia and his last two goals came in the quarter-final match against Romania. Csernai also played in the semi-final and final, but did not score. Csernai’s older brother Pál was also a football player, who later became a renowned football coach, coaching Royal Antwerp, Bayern Munich, PAOK, Benfica, Borussia Dortmund, Fenerbahçe and Eintracht Frankfurt among others.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Football Men's Football Hungary HUN 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC S FC
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Football Hungary HUN Final Standings 1 1964-10-11 6 0 0 17 8
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Football Hungary HUN Final Round Match 1/2 1 1964-10-23 HUN 2, TCH 1 0 1 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Football Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1964-10-20 HUN 6, EGY 0 0 3 2
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Football Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1964-10-18 HUN 2, ROU 0 2 7 2
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Football Hungary HUN Group B Match #3 1 1964-10-15 HUN 6, YUG 5 4 6 3
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