Hungary at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Hungary competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.

Hungary at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Hungary.svg
IPC codeHUN
NPCHungarian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.hparalimpia.hu
in Beijing
Competitors16 in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 49th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
5
Total
6
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Tamás Sors Swimming Men's 100m butterfly S9
  Bronze Tamás Sors Swimming Men's 400m freestyle S9
  Bronze Tamás Sors Swimming Men's 100m freestyle S9
  Bronze Gitta Raczko Swimming Women's 100m breaststroke SB5
  Bronze Zsolt Vereczkei Swimming Men's 50m backstroke S5
  Bronze Pál Szekeres Wheelchair Fencing Men's Individual Foil B

SportsEdit

BocciaEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dezso Beres Mixed individual BC4   Lau W Y V (HKG) L 2-3 3 Did not advance
  Dueso (ESP) L 6-7
  Kratina (CZE) W 9-1
Jozsef Gyurkota   F Pereira (POR) L 0-5 4 Did not advance
  Pinto (BRA) L 1-4
  Valentim (POR) L 2-7
Dezso Beres
Jozsef Gyurkota
Pairs BC4   Dueso (ESP) /
  Desamparados Baixauli (ESP)
L 4-6 4 Did not advance
  Pinto (BRA) /
  E Santos (BRA)
L 2-6
  Durkovic (SVK) /
  Streharsky (SVK)
L 4-5

JudoEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
round 1
Repechage
round 2
Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Gabor Papp Men's +100kg   Parasyuk (RUS)
W 1011–0000
  Papachristos (GRE)
W 1001-0001
  Wang S (CHN)
L 0111-1110
N/A   Taurines (FRA)
L 0000-1000
Gabor Vincze Men's 81kg Bye   Jonard (FRA)
L 0001-1100
N/A   Mirhassan Nattaj (IRI)
L 0000-0002
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Event First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Nikolett Szabo Women's 70kg   Vermeulen (NED)
L 0001–0011
N/A   Mouton (USA)
W 1000-0000
  Savostyanova (RUS)
L 0000-1000

PowerliftingEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
Sandor Sas 100kg 195.0 7
Csaba Szavai +100kg NMR

SailingEdit

One Hungarian athlete competed in the following event in sailing:[1]

  • Single-Person Keelboat - 2.4mR

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Gyula Gurisatti Men's 10m air pistol SH1 551 25 Did not advance
Mixed 25m pistol SH1 551 19 Did not advance
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 510 21 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Janos Becsey S7 50m freestyle 31.99 8 Q 31.46 7
100m freestyle 1:09.78 8 Q 1:09.20 8
SB7 100m breaststroke 1:41.40 12 Did not advance
SM7 200m individual medley 2:58.31 8 Q DSQ
Zoltan Bencsura S6 50m butterfly 36.95 9 Did not advance
Ferenc Csuri S8 50m freestyle 29.13 10 Did not advance
100m freestyle 1:03.55 11 Did not advance
100m butterfly 1:07.96 8 Q 1:08.17 7
SM8 200m individual medley 2:40.46 10 Did not advance
Ervin Kovacs S5 50m backstroke 39.82 3 Q 40.61 4
50m butterfly 39.97 4 Q 39.33 4
SB4 100m breaststroke 1:45.01 4 Q 1:44.12 4
SM5 200m individual medley 3:14.70 4 Q 3:12.02 4
Tamás Sors S9 50m freestyle 26.73 7 Q 26.21 5
100m freestyle 57.59 4 Q 56.80  
400m freestyle 4:26.21 4 Q 4:20.26  
100m butterfly 59.38 1 Q 59.34  
SM9 200m individual medley 2:22.98 3 Q 2:21.42 4
Zsolt Vereczkei S5 50m backstroke 40.50 4 Q 38.78  
50m freestyle 40.82 11 Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Dorottya Baka S7 100m backstroke 1:40.14 9 Did not advance
Katalin Engelhardt S5 50m freestyle 44.89 7 Q 45.78 8
100m freestyle 1:42.71 9 Did not advance
200m freestyle 3:32.37 9 Did not advance
SB4 100m breaststroke 2:10.62 7 Q 2:09.72 7
Fanni Illes S6 100m backstroke 1:44.37 11 Did not advance
400m freestyle 6:43.09 9 Did not advance
SB5 100m breaststroke 2:06.29 8 Q 2:07.52 8
SM6 200m individual medley 3:58.59 13 Did not advance
Gitta Raczko S7 50m butterfly 44.81 9 Did not advance
SB5 100m breaststroke 1:56.88 5 Q 1:54.49  
SM7 200m individual medley 3:28.30 6 Q 3:30.36 8
Diana Zambo S5 50m backstroke 51.19 4 Q 52.04 6
200m freestyle 3:56.25 14 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Andras Csonka Men's singles C8   Chen G (CHN)
L 0-3
  Skrzynecki (POL)
W 3-1
  Vergeylen (BEL)
W 3-0
2 Did not advance
Dezso Berecki Men's singles C9-10   Agunbiade (NGR)
L 1–3
  Karabec (CZE)
W 3–1
N/A 1 Q   Last (NED)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Gyula Zborai   Ge Y (CHN)
L 0-3
  Rousseau (FRA)
L 2-3
N/A 3 Did not advance
Dezso Berecki
Gyula Zborai
Men's team C9-10 N/A   France (FRA)
L 1-3
Did not advance

Wheelchair fencingEdit

Pál Szekeres won his last competitive medal at his fifth and final consecutive Paralympics: he won a bronze medal in the men's foil.[2]

MenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition Score Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gabor Horvath Men's épée A   Tian (CHN) L 0–5 6 Did not advance
  Wong T T (HKG) L 4-5
  Betti (ITA) L 0-5
  Stanczuk (POL) L 3-5
  Alqallaf (KUW) L 1-5
Men's foil A   Zhang L (CHN) L 1-5 4 Q   Maillard (FRA)
L 3-15
Did not advance
  Betti (ITA) L 0-5
  Alqallaf (KUW) L 4-5
  Granell (ESP) W 5-4
  Saengsawang (THA) W 5-1
  Andree (GER) L 5-1
Gyula Mato Men's foil A   Pender (POL) L 1-5 4 Q   Chan W K (HKG)
L 11-15
Did not advance
  Pellegrini (ITA) L 1-5
  Maillard (FRA) L 2-5
  Alhaddad (KUW) W 5-1
  Andreev (RUS) W 5-4
Men's sabre A   Ye R (CHN) L 0-5 3 Q   Stanczuk (POL)
L 12-15
Did not advance
  Stanczuk (POL) W 5-2
  Citerne (FRA) L 2-5
  Andreev (RUS) W 5-3
  Alexakis (GRE) W 5-2
Pál Szekeres Men's foil B   Hu D (CHN) L 2-5 3 Q   Hisakawa (JPN)
W 15-6
  Hui C H (HKG)
W 15-11
  Hu D (CHN)
L 4-15
  Komar (UKR)
W 15-10
 
  Hui C H (HKG) L 3-5
  Komar (UKR) W 5-1
  Moreno (USA) W 5-1
  Kim G H (KOR) W 5-1
Men's sabre B   Francois (FRA) L 3-5 3 Q   Hui C H (HKG)
L 12-15
Did not advance
  Shenkevych (UKR) L 4-5
  Fawcett (GBR) W 5-2
  Arnau (ESP) L 3-5
  Mainville (CAN) W 5-1


WomenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition Score Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gyongyi Dani Women's épée B   Jana (THA) L 0-5 4 Q N/A   Yao F (CHN)
L 12-15
Did not advance
  Chan Y C (HKG) L 4-5
  Ye H (CHN) L 3-5
  Lukianenko (UKR) W 5-2
  Hassen Bey (ESP) W 5-1
Women's foil B   Yao F (CHN) L 1-5 2 Q N/A   Jana (THA)
L 8-15
Did not advance
  Lukianenko (UKR) W 5-3
  Magnat (FRA) W 5-3
  Hassen Bey (ESP) W 5-2
  Vettraino (ITA) W 5-3
Veronika Juhasz Women's épée A   Yu C Y (HKG) L 3–5 2 Q N/A   Fan P S (HKG)
L 12-15
Did not advance
  Witos-Eze (POL) W 5-3
  Halkina (BLR) W 5-3
  Zhang W (CHN) W 5-4
  Poignet (FRA) W 5-4
Women's foil A   Zhang C (CHN) L 0-5 6 Did not advance
  Yu C Y (HKG) L 1-5
  Trigilia (ITA) L 3-5
  Picot (FRA) L 3-5
  Halkina (BLR) L 2-5
Zsuzsanna Krajnyak Women's épée A   Zhang C (CHN) L 3-5 3 Q N/A   Gorlina (UKR)
W 15-5
  Zhang C (CHN)
L 10-15
  Fan P S (HKG)
L 14-15
4
  Gorlina (UKR) L 3-5
  Fan P S (HKG) W 5-4
  Trigilia (ITA) W 5-2
  Picot (FRA) W 5-0
Women's foil A   Poignet (FRA) L 3-5 3 Q N/A   Yu C Y (HKG)
L 1-15
Did not advance
  Fan P S (HKG) W 5-1
  Zhang W (CHN) L 4-5
  Gorlina (UKR) L 2-5
  Witos-Eze (POL) W 5-0
Judit Palfi Women's épée B   Vasilyeva (RUS) L 3-5 5 Q   Vettraino (ITA)
W 15-9
  Jana (THA)
L 4-15
Did not advance
  Yao F (CHN) L 3-5
  Magnat (FRA) L 4-5
  Vettraino (ITA) L 1-5
  Demello (USA) W 5-3
Women's foil B   Chan Y C (HKG) L 3-5 4 Q N/A   Chan Y C (HKG)
L 4-15
Did not advance
  Ye H (CHN) L 3-5
  Jana (THA) L 1-5
  Vasilyeva (RUS) W 5-4
  Demello (USA) W 5-0

Wheelchair tennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Laszlo Farkas Men's singles   Scheffers (NED)
L 3-6, 4-6
Did not advance
Csaba Prohaszka   Tur (ESP)
L 1-6, 1-6
Did not advance
Laszlo Farkas
Csaba Prohaszka
Men's doubles N/A   Illobre (ESP) /
  Tur (ESP)
L 2-6, 2-6
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Line Up For 2008 Paralympic Sailing Competition" Archived December 2, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, International Association for Disabled Sailing, July 16, 2008
  2. ^ "Hungarian Paralympic athlete Pál Szekeres's goal is to win gold" Archived 2008-09-06 at the Wayback Machine, Xinhua, September 3, 2008