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Tivadar Dienes-Öhm

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTivadar•Dienes-Öhm
Used nameTivadar•Dienes-Öhm
Born20 October 1907 in Nyíregyháza (HUN)
Died28 October 1944 in Kiskunfélegyháza (HUN)
AffiliationsMagyar Polo Club, Budapest (HUN)
Title(s)Ritter/Vitéz, Föhadnagy
NOC Hungary


Like his father, Tivadar Dienes-Öhm was educated in military schools. In 1932-33 he graduated from the Hussar riding school in Komárom. After his education he served with the 4th Hussar Regiment in Nyíregyháza and was later posted to Budapest. From 1944 he was a cavalryman serving as a Hussar Commander with the Nyiregyhazaer “Hadidik” Hussars. Dienes-Öhm fought in World War II, and died in 1944 in the battle around Kiskunfélegyháza.

Beside his military career Dienes-Öhm was a passionate polo player, playing several times with the Hungarian national team, and was a member of the Hungarian team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The team finished fourth, with Dienes-Oehm playing in all three matches.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Polo HUN Tivadar Dienes-Öhm
Polo, Men (Olympic) Hungary 4

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