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Olympic Games Defectors

Athlete Gender Country Sport Notes
Yhyacinthe Abdon Male CMR BOX Disappeared during the Games.
Christian Adjoufack Male CMR BOX Disappeared during the Games.
Raed Ahmed Male IRQ WLT Did not return to Iraq after 1996 Olympics.
Serge Ambomo Male CMR BOX Disappeared during the Games.
Rolando Arrojo Male CUB BSB Did not return to Cuba after 1996 Olympics.
Deogracias Asuncion Male PHI CYC Did not return to the Philippines.
Sihame Ayouba Ali Female COM SWI Disappeared into the streets of London.
Gábor Balla Male HUN SHO Did not return to Hungary after 1964 Olympics, settling in the US.
Marion Becker Female ROU, FRG ATH Did not return to Romania after 1972 Olympics, settling in West Germany and competing for West Germany in the 1976 Olympics.
Andrea Bodó-Molnár Female HUN GYM Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Dede Camara Female GUI SWI Disappeared during the 2012 Games.
Oszkár Csuvik Male HUN WAP Did not return to Hungary after 1948 Olympics.
Lídia Dömölky-Sákovics Female HUN FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, moving to the US but returning in 1957.
Paul Ekane Male CMR SWI Disappeared during the Games.
Thomas Essomba Male CMR BOX Disappeared during the 2012 Games.
Hassan Fkiri Male TUN WRE Did not return to Tunisia after 2000 Olympics and settled in Australia. He later represented Australia internationally.
Ute Gähler Female FRG LUG Defected prior to competed in the 1964 Olympics for East Germany, competing for West Germany in the 1968 Winter Olympics.
József Gerlach Male HUN DIV Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Weynay Ghebresilasie Male ERI ATH Applied for asylum in the UK after 2012 Olympics. It is unknown whether this was granted.
Mukhran Gogia Male GEO WLT Applied for asylum in Australia after 2000 Olympics. It is unknown whether this was granted.
Ödön Gróf Male HUN SWI Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics (where he was active as a coach), moving to the US.
Rodolfo Guaves Male PHI CYC Did not return to the Philippines.
Olga Gyarmati Female HUN ATH Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, first settling in the UK, then the US.
Gene Hámori Male HUN, USA FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US and competing for the US in the 1964 Olympics.
István Hernek Male HUN CAN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Mihály Iglói Male HUN ATH Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics (where he was active as a coach), moving to the US.
Cedric Kebika Male COD JUD Disappeared after the closing ceremony.
Facinet Keita Male GUI JUD Disappeared during the 2012 Games.
Ágnes Keleti Female HUN GYM Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, first settling in Australia, then Israel.
Attila Keresztes Male HUN, USA FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US and competing for the US in the 1964 Olympics.
Margit Korondi Female HUN GYM Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Walter Lambertus Male ROU ROW Did not return to Romania after 1976 Olympics, settling in Canada.
Dániel Magay Male HUN FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
László Magyar Male HUN SWI Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Miklós Martin Male HUN WAP Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Blaise Mendouo Male CMR BOX Disappeared during the Games.
Stéphane N'Zue Mba Male GAB BOX Applied for asylum in Australia after 2000 Olympics, which was not granted.
Sergey Nemtsanov Male URS DIV Briefly defected after the 1976 Olympics (having fallen in love), but returned to the USSR.
Zsuzsa Ördög Female HUN SWI Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Edgardo Pagarigan Male PHI CYC Did not return to the Philippines.
Diomedes Panton Male PHI CYC Did not return to the Philippines.
György Piller Male HUN FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics (where he was active as a coach), moving to the US.
Béla Rerrich Male HUN FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, first settling in the US, then Sweden.
Sándor Rozsnyói Male HUN ATH Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, first settling in Austria, then Australia.
József Sákovics Male HUN FEN Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, moving to the US but returning in 1957.
Valeriane Sarava Male GEO WLT Did not return to Georgia after 2000 Olympics and settled in Australia. He later represented Australia internationally.
Ferenc Siák Male HUN DIV Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Ripszima Székely Female HUN SWI Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Katalin Szőke Female HUN SWI Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
László Tábori Male HUN ATH Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Attila Takács Male HUN GYM Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
András Törő Male HUN, USA CAN Did not return to Hungary after 1964 Olympics, settling in the US and competing for the US in the 1972 and 1976 Olympics.
Zoltán Török Male HUN ROW Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics (where he was active as a coach), moving to the US but returning in 1957.
Aissata Touré Female GUI ATH Disappeared during the 2012 Games.
Anna Wojtaszek-Pazera Female POL, AUS ATH Did not return to Poland after 1956 Olympics, settling in Australia.
Ervin Zádor Male HUN WAP Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US.
Victor Zilberman Male ROU BOX Did not return to Romania after 1976 Olympics, settling in Canada.
Róbert Zimonyi Male HUN, USA ROW Did not return to Hungary after 1956 Olympics, settling in the US and competing for the US in the 1964 Olympics.