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György Bródy

Full name: György Bródy
Gender: Male
Born: July 21, 1908 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 5, 1967 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Affiliations: III. kerületi TVE, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

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Biography

György Bródy became a member of the Hungarian water polo team in 1928 and played 74 international matches as a goalkeeper through 1938, winning two Olympic gold medals in 1932 and 1936, and in 1931 and 1934 he was a member of the team that won the European titles. His only Hungarian Championship came in 1928.

During World War II Bródy had to carry out forced labor on the Eastern front. In 1945 he was appointed Vice-President of the Hungarian Swimming Association. He did not return from a trip abroad and immigrated to South Africa in late 1948, where he founded a yarn factory. Bródy coached the Hungarian national team at the Games in London, while in 1960 he trained the national team of South Africa at the Games in Roma. He died of a heart attack while playing soccer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 1 Gold
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 1 Gold

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Water Polo Hungary HUN Round-Robin Match #3 1 1932-08-06 HUN 6, GER 2 0
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Water Polo Hungary HUN Round-Robin Match #7 1 1932-08-11 HUN 7, USA 0 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #2 1T 1936-08-14 HUN 2, GER 2 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #4 1 1936-08-15 HUN 5, FRA 0 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #2 1 1936-08-11 HUN 3, BEL 0 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #4 1 1936-08-12 HUN 8, NED 0 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #2 1 1936-08-08 HUN 4, YUG 1 0
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #6 1 1936-08-10 HUN 10, GBR 1 0
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