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Lajos Göncz

Full name: Lajos Göncz
Gender: Male
Born: June 16, 1887 in Kőszeg, Vas, Hungary
Died: October 14, 1974 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: MAC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Lajos Göncz played singles and doubles at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He lost in early rounds in both events and after the Olympics, became a tennis coach, lecturer, and writer, which made him a professional in that era.

Göncz married Ilona Heimann, but they divorced in 1928. Their son, [Árpád Göncz], became a politician and was President of Hungary from 1990-2000, although the son and father were never close after the divorce.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 36 Paris Tennis Men's Singles Hungary HUN 33T
1924 Summer 36 Paris Tennis Men's Doubles Hungary-2 HUN 29T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 36 Paris Tennis Hungary HUN Round Two Match #25 2 Lacoste (FRA) 3, Göncz (HUN) 0 0
1924 Summer 36 Paris Tennis Hungary HUN Round One Match #20 AC 1924-07-13 Göncz (HUN) bye

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 36 Paris Tennis Hungary-2 HUN Kálmán Kirchmayer Round One Match #20 2 1924-07-14 USA-1 3, HUN-2 0 0
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