Dezső Szabó (athlete)

The native form of this personal name is Szabó Dezső. This article uses the Western name order.
This article is about the athlete. For the writer, see Dezső Szabó (writer).

Dezső Szabó (born 4 September 1967 in Budapest) is a retired Hungarian decathlete. His son, also named Dezső Szabó, competed in pole vault at the 2006 World Junior Championships.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Hungary
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 8th Decathlon 7215 pts
1988 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 15th Decathlon 7852 pts
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 13th Decathlon 8093 pts
1989 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 5th Decathlon 8080 pts
Universiade Duisburg, West Germany 3rd Decathlon 8031 pts
1990 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 2nd Decathlon 8306 pts
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 2nd Decathlon 8436 pts
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan Decathlon DNF
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th Decathlon 8199 pts
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 5th Heptathlon 5790 pts
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th Decathlon 7995 pts
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 1st Decathlon 8051 pts
1996 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 23rd Decathlon 7376 pts
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 2nd Heptathlon 6249 pts
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th Decathlon 8392 pts
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 7th Heptathlon 6029 pts

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