Imre Mándi

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSándor Imre•Mándi (Mándl-)
Used nameImre•Mándi
Born24 November 1916 in Nak, Tolna (HUN)
Died1943 in ? (UKR)
Measurements176 cm / 67 kg
AffiliationsFerencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Imre Mándi started boxing in 1929 in the colors of VOGE in Dombóvár. He achieved his first significant result in 1933, when he finished second at the National Youth Championship and first at the Budapest Championship. In 1935, at the age of 19, he won the national title. The following year, Mándi moved to FTC. With his new affiliation he won four individual (1937-40) and two team (1940-41) championships.

Mándi was selected for the Hungarian national team 49 times. In 1936 he finished fifth at the Berlin Olympics, only to be defeated by the upcoming winner Sten Suvio of Finland. In 1937, he placed second at the European Championships. After the European Championships, Mándi traveled to the United States as a member of the European national team. Because of his Jewish heritage, Mándi was called up for forced labor in 1943 and died in circumstances that are still unclear.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Boxing HUN Imre Mándi
Welterweight, Men (Olympic) =5