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Ödön Bodor

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameÖdön•Bodor (Krausz-)
Used nameÖdön•Bodor
Born24 January 1882 in Kapuvár (HUN)
Died22 January 1927 in Budapest (HUN)
AffiliationsBPTTSE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary

Biography

Ödön Bodor was a world class track and field athlete and excellent footballer, and in 1903 played on the Hungarian national team. He was an eight-time national record holder in different track disciplines. At the 1908 Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the 1600 metres medley relay. At the same Olympics, he was fourth in the 800 metres. Bodor also participated in the Stockholm Games four years later. After his retirement, Bodor was a post office worker, sports journalist and athletics trainer. He died following a bad accident at the Budapest ice rink.

Personal Bests: 400 – 51.7 (1908); 800 – 1:55.4 (1908); 1500 – 4:14.0 (1908).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men Olympic DNS Representing Hungary    
  800 metres, Men Olympic 4
  1,500 metres, Men Olympic 8 h1 r1/2
  1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men Olympic Hungary 3 Bronze
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men Olympic 6 h12 r1/3 Representing Hungary    
  800 metres, Men Olympic 3 h5 r1/3
  1,500 metres, Men Olympic DNS
  4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Olympic Hungary 3 h3 r1/2