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István Bethlen

Full name: István Bethlen, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: March 8, 1904 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 6, 1982 in Roma, Roma, Italy
Title: Count Bethlen de Bethlen
Affiliations: Magyar Polo Club, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Polo

Biography

István Bethlen was the son of the former Prime Minister of Hungary who held office from 1921 to 1931. His father, also called István, was a keen polo player and father and son often played on the same team. István Jr. played in the drawn game (8-8) against Germany at the 1936 Olympics and then the replay, and bronze medal match against Mexico, which ended in 16-6 and 16-2 defeats respectively.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Polo Men's Polo Hungary HUN 4

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match 3/4 2 1936-08-08 MEX 16, HUN 2 0
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #1 1T 1936-08-04 HUN 8, GER 8
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #1 Replay 1 1936-08-06 HUN 16, GER 6
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