Aranka Hennyei

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAranka•Hennyei (-Hornung)
Used nameAranka•Hennyei
Born15 July 1900
AffiliationsBBTE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


Aranka Hennyei was a gymnast at BBTE. In 1928, she took part at the Amsterdam Olympics, where, for the first time, women could also compete in gymnastics. As a member of the Hungarian team, she finished fourth. The Hungarian women’s team led after the first day, but fell back to fourth on the second day. In November 1932, the board of directors of the Association of Hungarian Gymnastics Associations (MOTESZ) donated a large bronze medal to the members of the gymnastics team, with five ringed enamels and the engraved inscription “In memory and compensation - 1928”. In addition to gymnastics, she also competed in tennis. During and after her sports career, she worked as a physiotherapist.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Aranka Hennyei
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Hungary 4