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Imre Gellért

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameImre•Gellért (-Grünfeld)
Used nameImre•Gellért
Born24 July 1888 in Budapest (HUN)
Died10 May 1981 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements168 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsPostás SE, Budapest (HUN) / MTK, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

Imre Gellért began his gymnastics career at Postás SE Budapest. In 1907, he finished second in the Hungarian Championship. He competed in his first Olympics in 1908, in the individual all-round event. After the Games, Gellért moved to MTK Budapest, and in 1909 and 1911-12 was the national individual all-round champion. He competed in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics and won a silver medal in the team competition. That same year, he graduated from the College of Applied Arts and, for a short while, worked as a private clerk, before emigrating to the United States in 1921, where he worked as a painter and graphic artist. He also worked in New York, Cleveland and Hollywood.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Imre Gellért
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 39
1912 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) HUN Imre Gellért
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 17
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Hungary 2 Silver