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Gyula Szepes

Full name: Gyula (Július-) Szepes (Strauch-)
Gender: Male
Born: August 18, 1899 in Spišská Nová Ves, Košice, Slovakia
Died: March 2, 1985 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: MAC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined

Related Olympians: Brother of Béla Szepes.

Biography

Gyula Szepes was the son of a protestant clergyman. Between 1919-1932 he competed as a skier in Alpine skiing, cross-country and jumping. He was a member of the Hungarian team in international events between 1928-1933, including the 1933 World Championships. Szepes won Hungarian Championship in Nordic combined (1931) and team ski jumping (1932). He was a communications officer in the rank of lieutenant-colonel. His brother [Béla], a professional graphic artist, was also a Winter Olympian in 1924 but is best known for his silver medal in the javelin throw in the 1928 Summer Games in Amsterdam.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Hungary HUN AC DNF
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Men's Individual Hungary HUN AC DNF

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Hungary Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Hungary Final Standings AC DNF
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Hungary Cross Country Skiing, 18 kilometres AC DNF
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