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Sándor Ivády

Full name: Sándor Ivády
Gender: Male
Born: May 1, 1903 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 21, 1998 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Affiliations: MAC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Sándor Ivády won a silver medal with Hungary after losing the final to Germany at Amsterdam in 1928. In 1932 the team defeated Germany to win the gold medal. He was also a substitute at the 1924 Olympics, and in 1931 and 1934 was a member of European Championship teams. From 1924 until the end of his career Ivády played 67 international matches for Hungary, with his only Hungarian Championship coming in 1928. A shoulder injury ended his active career.

Ivády held a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Szeged and worked for various banks. From 1933-45 he was an employee of the Ministry of Agriculture. From 1937-39 he was coach of the national team leading the team to a European title. After World War II he was interned in Kistarcsa and Recsk. Starting in 1956 he lived in Wien (Vienna) and worked as a coach and in various unskilled jobs. His father, Béla was a well-known politician and minister in Hungary.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 2 Silver
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles 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
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match 1/2 2 1928-08-10 GER 5, HUN 2 0
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Water Polo Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1928-08-07 HUN 5, FRA 3 0
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Water Polo Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1928-08-06 HUN 5, USA 0 0
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Water Polo Hungary HUN Round One Match #1 1 1928-08-04 HUN 14, ARG 0 0
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Water Polo Hungary HUN Round-Robin Match #3 1 1932-08-06 HUN 6, GER 2 0
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Water Polo Hungary HUN Round-Robin Match #5 1 1932-08-08 HUN 18, JPN 0 0
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Water Polo Hungary HUN Round-Robin Match #7 1 1932-08-11 HUN 7, USA 0 0
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