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Pál Koppán

Full name: Pál Koppán
Gender: Male
Born: May 16, 1878 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: MAC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Pál Koppán was a well- known sprinter in the early 1900s in Hungary. He competed for MAC Budapest, BEAC Budapest, and later for RAC Budapest. During his career, he won two Hungarian Championships at 100 yds (1897, 1901), the Austrian Championship in 1900 at 200 m, and the Andrassy and Gerenday prizes in Hungary. At the 1900 Paris Olympics, Koppán competed not only as a sprinter (60 m, 100 m, 400 m), but also in triple jump and standing triple jump.

After his sporting carrier Koppán worked as a police officer. He started as a trainee in 1907 and retired as Head of the Administrative Division in 1934.

Personal Bests: 100y – 10.2 (1898); 400 – 54.5y (1900); TJ – 12.86 (1999).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's 60 metres Hungary HUN AC h2 r1/2
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's 100 metres Hungary HUN 3 h2 r1/3
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's 400 metres Hungary HUN 4 h2 r1/2
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's Triple Jump Hungary HUN AC
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's Standing Triple Jump Hungary HUN AC

Men's 60 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Hungary Round One Heat Two AC

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Hungary Round One Heat Two 3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Hungary Round One Heat Two 4

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Hungary Final Standings AC

Men's Standing Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Hungary Final Standings AC
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