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Márta Balogh (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmaːrtɒ ˈbɒloɡ]; 2 March 1943 – 3 October 2019)[1] was a Hungarian international handball player, multiple Hungarian champion and Hungarian cup winner, and gold medalist of the 1965 World Championship.[2]

Márta Balogh
Personal information
Full name Márta Balogh
Born (1943-03-02)2 March 1943
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 3 October 2019(2019-10-03) (aged 76)
Nationality Hungarian
Playing position Playmaker
Club information
Current club
Senior clubs
Years Team
Budapesti Spartacus SC
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hungary 42 (?)


Personal lifeEdit

Balogh was born in Budapest. She was married to two-times Olympic champion water polo player Kálmán Markovits. They had one child, László, who became the youngest Hungarian champion in tennis in 1986 at the age of 16, and later had a successful career as a sports executive, being the chairman of Vasas SC and a member of Hungarian Olympic Committee.[3]


  • Kozák, Péter (1995). Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, vol. I. (A–H). Szekszárd: Babits Kiadó. ISBN 963-7806-90-3.
  1. ^ Elhunyt Markovitsné Balogh Márta világbajnok kézilabdázó (in Hungarian)
  2. ^ "Női kézilabda: a 45 éve vb-aranyat nyert csapatot ünnepelték" (in Hungarian). Nemzeti Sport Online. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  3. ^ Murányi, András (22 November 2006). "Mexikó, Mexikó!". Hócipő (in Hungarian). Retrieved 28 February 2012.