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Otakar Vindyš

Full name: Otakar Vindyš
Other name(s): Mihály
Nickname(s): Otto
Gender: Male
Born: April 9, 1884 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Died: December 23, 1949 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Slavia Praha, Praha (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Otakar Vindyš, who sometimes played under the pseudonym “Mihály,” began playing bandy with ČLTK Praha in 1902. He joined SK Slavia Praha in 1907 and stayed with them his entire long career, retiring after the 1926-27 season. He played both right wing and defense and was known for his skating speed and his fast breaks. Vindyš was one the original “Seven Musketeers” who represented Bohemia at the 1911 European Championships, which they won. He also played at the Europeans in 1912-13 and 1921-23 and 1925, winning a silver in 1913 with Bohemia, golds in 1922 and 1925 and a bronze in 1923 with Czechoslovakia. He competed at the 1920 Olympics, winning a bronze medal in ice hockey. Vindyš was also considered a top tennis player and had a master’s degree in engineering. He was later inducted into the Czech Ice Hockey Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze
1924 Winter 39 Chamonix Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 5T

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM TG IG
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 3 1920-04-23 0 0 0
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1920-04-24 CAN 15, TCH 0 0 0
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Second-Place Tournament Final 2 1920-04-28 USA 16, TCH 0 0 0
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Third-Place Tournament Final 1 1920-04-29 TCH 1, SWE 0 1 0
1924 Winter 39 Chamonix Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 5T 1924-01-28 0 0 0
1924 Winter 39 Chamonix Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group A Match #2 2 1924-01-28 CAN 30, TCH 0 0
1924 Winter 39 Chamonix Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group A Match #5 2 1924-01-31 SWE 9, TCH 3 0
1924 Winter 39 Chamonix Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group A Match #6 1 1924-02-01 TCH 11, SUI 2 0
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