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János Grimm

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJános•Grimm
Used nameJános•Grimm
Born17 October 1895 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsEdison KE
NOC Hungary


János Grimm started his career with Edison KE in 1916, competing primarily in sprint and tandem racing. Between 1920 and 1922, he moved to the rival club, Világosság KE, but soon returned to Edison KE. Grimm was a multiple national champion and competed at the 1924 Paris Olympics. From 1927 he raced for BSE, but in 1928 he moved to Debrecen, and retired from racing. Grimm worked as a mechanical engineer for the Sonnenschein soap factory in Budapest.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) HUN János Grimm
Sprint, Men (Olympic) AC h2 r4/6
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Ferenc Uhereczky =4