Orban, Arpad : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Orban, Arpad

Sport:
soccer

Country Represented:
Hungary

Years Competed:
1964

Medals Received:
gold

Olympic Info:
Orban, a defenseman, started every game as a member of the Hungarian soccer team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. During the competition, the Hungarians went undefeated to capture the gold medal, beating Morocco (6-0) and Yugoslavia (6-5) in their preliminary group, and then defeating Romania (2-0) in the quarterfinals, Egypt (6-0) in the semifinals, and Czechoslovakia (2-1) in the gold medal game.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. 1938

Origin:
Hungary


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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