Ferenc Jesina

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFerenc (Frantisek)•Jesina (-Irmay)
Used nameFerenc•Jesina
Born19 August 1887 in Trnava (SVK)
Died27 November 1951
AffiliationsPTE, Bratislava (SVK)
NOC Hungary


Ferenc Jesina competed first for BEAC, and later PTE (Bratislava). In 1908, he participated in the discus and javelin at the London Olympics but did not qualify for either final. After his sporting career, Jesina worked as a veterinarian surgeon in Szabolcs county, Törökszentmiklós, and then in Gödöllő, before being promoted to a royal veterinary advisor. In 1934 he changed his surname to Irmay.

Personal Bests: DT – 41.68 (1909); JT – 50.17 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN Ferenc Jesina
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) AC
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Olympic) DNS
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC