Hungary at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Hungary competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Hungary at the
1948 Winter Olympics
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian and English)
in St. Moritz
Competitors22 (17 men and 5 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearerAndrás Harangvölgyi (cross-country)
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Andrea Kékesy
Ede Király
Figure skating Pairs

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lajos Máté Downhill 4:09.0 84
György Libik 3:55.3 77
Károly Kővári 3:49.1 65
Tamás Székely 3:36.0 52
Sándor Mazány 3:31.4 49
Péter Szikla 3:30.4 48
György Libik Slalom DSQ DSQ
Lajos Máté 1:40.1 50 1:20.5 42 3:00.6 48
Tamás Székely 1:26.9 (+0:05) 35 1:15.8 34 2:42.7 35
Péter Szikla 1:15.1 22 1:14.1 32 2:29.2 25

Men's combined

The downhill part of this event was held along with the main medal event of downhill skiing. For athletes competing in both events, the same time was used (see table above for the results). The slalom part of the event was held separate from the main medal event of slalom skiing (included in table below).

Athlete Slalom Total (downhill + slalom)
Time 1 Time 2 Rank Points Rank
Lajos Máté 2:19.3 1:46.2 66 89.62 66
Károly Kővári 1:32.5 1:24.2 40 48.35 46
Tamás Székely 1:28.4 1:20.9 35 37.79 35
Péter Szikla 1:24.1 1:12.1 20 29.14 30
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anikó Iglói Downhill 3:07.1 36
Anikó Iglói Slalom 1:30.2 24 1:18.7 20 2:48.9 22

Women's combined

The downhill part of this event was held along with the main medal event of downhill skiing. For athletes competing in both events, the same time was used (see table above for the results). The slalom part of the event was held separate from the main medal event of slalom skiing (included in table below).

Athlete Slalom Total (downhill + slalom)
Time 1 Time 2 Rank Points Rank
Anikó Iglói DNF DNF

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
18 km Imre Beták 1'29:24 57
András Harangvölgyi 1'28:10 49

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Final rank
Ede Király 5 5 174.400 42 5
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Final rank
Éva Lindner 22 17 134.188 192 21
Marika Saáry 17 14 140.944 142 17
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Final rank
Marianna Nagy
László Nagy
9.909 89 7
Andrea Kékesy
Ede Király
11.109 26  

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Distance 1 Distance 2 Total points Rank
Pál ványa Normal hill DNF DNF
Ferenc Hemrik 53.0 61.0 183.3 34

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Iván Ruttkay 47.4 37
Ákos Elekfy 46.8 34
Kornél Pajor 45.7 21
Janós Kilián 44.8 14
1500 m Gedeon Ladányi 2:31.3 39
Janós Kilián 2:22.5 15
Kornél Pajor 2:22.2 14
Iván Ruttkay 2:21.2 10
5000 m Gedeon Ladányi 9:30.2 35
Ákos Elekfy 9:18.6 29
Iván Ruttkay 8:46.9 13
Kornél Pajor 8:45.2 10
10,000 m Janós Kilián 20:23.8 16
Iván Ruttkay 20:16.5 15
Kornél Pajor 17:45.6 4

ReferencesEdit

  • Comité Olympique Suisse (January 1951). Rapport Général sur les Ves Jeux Olympiques d'hiver St-Moritz 1948 (PDF) (in French). Lausanne: H. Jaunin. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • Olympic Winter Games 1948, full results by sports-reference.com