Ödön Bodor

Biographical information

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


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).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN Ödön Bodor
400 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
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 HUN Ödön Bodor
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 6 h12 r1/3
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