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István Tatár

Full name: István Tatár
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: March 24, 1958 in Eger, Heves, Hungary
Died: January 2, 2017
Affiliations: Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Athletics

Biography

István Tatár ran for Hungary in the 4x100 metre relay at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, with the team finishing eighth in the final. He competed at both the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, running the 100 metres and sprint relays at both Games. Tatár also ran for Hungary at the 1987 World Championships and the 1982 and 1986 European Championships. During his career Tatár helped Hungarian relay teams twice set national records, with 38.67 for the 4x100 in 1986 and 1:21.73 for the 4x200 in 1982. He competed for Budapest Honvéd Sports Association, and later coached there, being affiliated with the club for over 40 years.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.25 (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Athletics Men's 100 metres Hungary HUN 5 h7 r1/4
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Hungary HUN 6 h2 r1/2
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Men's 100 metres Hungary HUN 7 h5 r2/4
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Hungary HUN 8

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Athletics Hungary Round One Heat Seven 5 10.69 2
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Hungary Quarter-Finals Heat Five 7 10.68 2
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Hungary Round One Heat Four 5 QC 10.52 7

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Athletics Hungary HUN Round One Heat Two 6 39.97 3
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Hungary HUN Final 8 39.19 8
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 38.84
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Hungary HUN Round One Heat Four 1 QU 39.12
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