Alfréd Hajós

Swimmer, Olympic athlete

1878 – 1955

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Who was Alfréd Hajós?

Alfréd Hajós was a Hungarian swimmer and architect. He was the first modern Olympic swimming champion and the first Olympic champion of Hungary. No other swimmer ever won such a high fraction of all Olympic events at a single Games.

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Born
Feb 1, 1878
Budapest
Also known as
  • Alfred Hajos
Nationality
  • Hungary
Profession
Lived in
  • Budapest
Died
Nov 12, 1955
Budapest

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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