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István Mudin

Biographical information

Medals IG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameIstván (Stefan)•Mudin
Used nameIstván•Mudin
Born16 October 1881 in Kétegyháza (HUN)
Died22 June 1918 in Dosodelfine (ITA)
AffiliationsMAC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

István Mudin was a teacher in Budapest who specialized in heavy weight throwing. He competed at the 1906 and 1908 Olympics in multiple events, winning a silver and a bronze medal. His brother, Imre, was also a weight thrower who competed at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics.

In 1915 Mudin was commissioned into the 101st Infantry Reserve. He won numerous awards, including a silver medal for bravery, first class, in 1915; the bronze medal with swords in 1917; the silver medal with swords in 1917; and the Military Cross of Merit III Class in 1918. Mudin was killed in action in Italy in July 1918. His brother was killed by a sniper only 3 months later. In the brothers’ honor, a sports hall in Ketegyhaze was named for them in 2008.

Personal Bests: SP – 13.97 (1912); DT – 41.46 (1910); HT – 39.70 (1912); JT – 59.12 (1913).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics HUN István Mudin
Standing High Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Standing Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 15
Shot Put, Men (Intercalated) AC
Discus Throw, Men (Intercalated) AC
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Intercalated) 3 Bronze
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Intercalated) AC
Pentathlon (Ancient), Men (Intercalated) 2 Silver
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN István Mudin
Standing High Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) AC
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Olympic) 7
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) AC
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics HUN István Mudin
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Both Hands, Men (Olympic) DNS
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Javelin Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Javelin Throw, Both Hands, Men (Olympic) DNS

Other participations

Games Role Details
1908 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony

Olympic family relations

Special Notes