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András Wanié

Full name: András Wanié
Gender: Male
Born: April 23, 1911 in Szeged, Csongrád, Hungary
Died: November 12, 1976 in Sacramento, California, United States
Affiliations: Szegedi Úszó Egylet, Szeged (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Brother of Rezső Wanié.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In addition to his two Olympic appearances, András Wanié won three medals in the 4x200 freestyle relay at the European Championships – gold in 1931, silver in 1926, and bronze in 1927. Wanié also played water polo successfully, and in 1940 became the Hungarian head coach. He later worked at the Ministry of Agriculture. In 1943 Wanié emigrated to the United States.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Hungary HUN 4
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Hungary HUN 4 h2 r1/3
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Hungary Round One Heat Two 4 1:02.8

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming Hungary HUN Final 4 9:57.0
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming Hungary HUN Round One Heat Three 1 QU 9:46.6
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Hungary HUN Final Standings 3 9:31.4
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