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Ottó Misángyi

Full name: Ottó Misángyi
Gender: Male
Born: April 20, 1895 in Pécs, Baranya, Hungary
Died: November 30, 1977 in Sankt Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Hungarian Ottó Misángyi was an athletics coach, sports official and university professor. He was the notary of the Hungarian Athletics Association (HAA) until World War I. During the war he was a Russian prisoner-of-war. He later wrote books about the ancient history of athletics and modern techniques used in athletics.

Misángyi worked as a professor of Athletics, and was promoted to director of the Hungarian Royal College of Physical Education from 1941-45. Beside this work, he also studied commerce and law, and served as professional supervisor of the Hungarian Athletics Association from 1921-32, and as vice-president from 1929-32. He was a track and field official at four Olympics (1924-36). After World War II Misángyi settled in Switzerland, where he continued his work as an athletics coach and instructor.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Literature Hungary HUN AC
1936 Summer 41 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Unknown Event Hungary HUN AC

Mixed Literature

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Art Competitions Hungary Final Standings AC

Mixed Literature, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 41 Berlin Art Competitions Hungary Final Standings AC A testnevelés jelentősége a közmüvélődésben
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