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Lajos Nagy

Full name: Lajos Nagy
Nickname(s): Luz
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 11, 1936 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: Rote Erde, Hamm (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Budapest-born Lajos Nagy was naturalized in West Germany in 1959, fleeing from Hungary after the 1956 uprising. He then helped the 1960 West German Olympic water polo team finish sixth in Roma. In 1968 Nagy returned once more to the Mexico City Olympic Games, where the West German team came in tenth.

Nagy earned 60 international caps for Hungary and 115 for West Germany. In 1959, 1960, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1971 and 1973 he helped his home club Rote Erde Hamm win West German championships. Nagy studied medicine and later became a water polo coach and a sports physician.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 6
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo West Germany FRG 10

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group A Match #2 2 1960-08-30 ITA 3, GER 0 0
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group A Match #3 1T 1960-08-31 ROU 3, GER 3 1
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1960-09-02 GER 4, USA 3 2
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Classification Round 5-8 Match #4 1 1960-09-03 GER 6, NED 5 2
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #2 2 1960-08-25 URS 5, GER 4 2
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #3 1 1960-08-26 GER 6, BRA 3 2
1960 Summer 24 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #6 1 1960-08-29 GER 5, ARG 1 1
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Final Round Match 9/10 2 1968-10-25 ESP 7, FRG 5 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Classification Round 9-12 Match #2 1 1968-10-24 FRG 6, MEX 3 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Group A Match #3 1 1968-10-15 FRG 5, ESP 3 2
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Group A Match #5 2 1968-10-16 HUN 6, FRG 4 2
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Group A Match #7 2 1968-10-17 URS 6, FRG 3 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Group A Match #12 1 1968-10-19 FRG 10, BRA 5 3
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Group A Match #13 2 1968-10-20 CUB 7, FRG 6 1
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo West Germany FRG Group A Match #20 2 1968-10-22 USA 7, FRG 5 1
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