Pal Adam KOVACS

Hungary HUN

Fencing

  • Olympic Medals
    6 G
    1 B
  • Games participations
    5
  • First Olympic Games
    Berlin 1936
  • Year of Birth
    1912
Olympic Results

Biography

Pal Adam KOVACS

Pál Kovács began his sports career as a promising hurdler, but he later turned to fencing and was a member of the winning Hungarian sabre team at five successive Olympics (1936-1960). In the individual sabre he was Olympic champion in 1953 after winning a bronze in 1948. Kovács was also world sabre champion in 1937 and 1953. In 1980, he became vice-president of the Fédération International d’Éscrime (FIE).

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Rome 1960

G
Sabre, Team
Sabre, Team Fencing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Melbourne 1956

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Sabre, Individual
Sabre, Individual Fencing
G
Sabre, Team
Sabre, Team Fencing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Helsinki 1952

G
Sabre, Individual
Sabre, Individual Fencing
G
Sabre, Team
Sabre, Team Fencing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

London 1948

B
Sabre, Individual
Sabre, Individual Fencing
G
Sabre, Team
Sabre, Team Fencing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Berlin 1936

G
Sabre, Team
Sabre, Team Fencing