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Mihály Dávid

Biographical information

Medals IG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Intercalated Games, Non-starter
Full nameMihály András•Dávid
Used nameMihály•Dávid
Born31 July 1886 in Purcăreţ (ROU)
AffiliationsBEAC, Budapest (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary


Mihály Dávid competed for BEAC between 1905-1908 and then moved to BBTE. By the time of commemoration, he was the most powerful athlete of his time. His artified sports are: discus throwing, shot putting, hammer throwing and javelin throwing. At the Olympic Games in 1906, he won a silver in shot put (11.83 m). He also participated in discus, antique-style discus javelin, but there he was not able to attain a medal. He won nearly 100 prizes during his sporting carrier. In addition to the Hungarian and Austrian championships, he also hit German records. His was a doctor by profession and later worked as ministerial counsellor.

Personal Bests: SP – 12.68 (1907); DT – 37.96 (1909); JT – 34.36 (1907).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics Shot Put, Men Intercalated 2 Silver HUN Mihály Dávid
  Stone Throw, Men Intercalated AC
  Discus Throw, Men Intercalated AC
  Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men Intercalated AC
  Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men Intercalated AC
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics Shot Put, Men Olympic DNS HUN Mihály Dávid