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András Bodnár

Full name: András Bodnár
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: April 9, 1942 in Uzhhorod, Zakarpattia, Ukraine
Affiliations: Eger SE, Eger (HUN) / OSC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Water Polo, Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

András Bodnár competed at four Olympic Games, in both swimming and water polo in 1960 and 1964, and in water polo in 1968 and 1972. He won four Olympic medals in water polo, with gold in 1964, silver in 1972, and bronzes in 1960 and 1968. Bodnár also played for the Hungarian gold medalists at the inaugural World Championships in 1973. He also played on two European Championship teams, and won seven Hungarian Championships. In all, Bodnár earned 186 international caps.

Bodnár studied medicine, earning his medical degree from Budapest Semmelweis Medical University in 1968. He later served as an assistant professor of surgery at the university from 1968-85, when he was promoted to head of surgery at Frigyes Korányi Hospital. He eventually became National Public Health and Medical Office Supervisor. Bodnár also served in swimming administration, as vice-president of the water polo division of the Hungarian Swimming Federation from 1981-89. He then was President of the newly formed Hungarian Water Polo Federation from 1989-92. He was a member of the European Swimming Federation (LEN) Medical Committee and in 2004 was named a member of the Francis Field Foundation Board of Trustees. In 2017, Bodnár was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 18 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Hungary HUN 6 h3 r1/2
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 1 Gold
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Hungary HUN 8 h6 r1/2
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Men's Water Polo Hungary HUN 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1960 Summer 18 Roma Water Polo Hungary HUN Group D Match #4 1 1960-08-27 HUN 9, BEL 4 1
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #1 1 1964-10-17 HUN 3, ITA 1 1
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #4 1 1964-10-18 HUN 5, URS 2 0
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #4 1T 1964-10-15 YUG 4, HUN 4 0
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group D Match #1 1 1964-10-11 HUN 11, EGY 1 1
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Water Polo Hungary HUN Group D Match #2 1 1964-10-12 HUN 5, BEL 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match 3/4 1 1968-10-26 HUN 9, ITA 4 2
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1968-10-24 YUG 8, HUN 6 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #5 1 1968-10-16 HUN 6, FRG 4 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #9 1 1968-10-17 HUN 7, ESP 1 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #11 1 1968-10-19 HUN 5, USA 1 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #15 1 1968-10-20 HUN 6, URS 5 1
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #18 1 1968-10-21 HUN 8, BRA 2 1
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Water Polo Hungary HUN Group A Match #21 1 1968-10-23 HUN 7, CUB 1 0
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #1 1 1972-09-01 HUN 8, ITA 7 1
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #6 1 1972-09-02 HUN 5, USA 3 1
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #8 1 1972-09-03 HUN 4, YUG 2 1
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Final Round Match #12 1T 1972-09-04 URS 3, HUN 3 0
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #1 1 1972-08-27 HUN 3, NED 0 1
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #4 1T 1972-08-28 HUN 3, FRG 3 1
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #6 1 1972-08-29 HUN 6, GRE 1 0
1972 Summer 30 München Water Polo Hungary HUN Group B Match #7 1 1972-08-30 HUN 10, AUS 2 2

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Hungary Round One Heat Six 8 5:03.7 1:04.1 7 2:21.6 8 3:43.1 8 1:17.5 (8) 1:21.5 (8) 1:20.6 (8)

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 100m 200m 300m 400m 500m 600m 700m 800m 900m 1000m 1100m 1200m 1300m 1400y 100-300m 400-500m 6-7m 7-8 900-1000 11-13m 1300-1500y
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Hungary Round One Heat Three 6 20:22.2 1:11.1 (6) 2:29.4 (6) 3:48.7 (6) 5:08.4 (6) 6:31.6 (6) 7:54.3 (6) 9:16.1 (6) 10:37.6 (6) 11:59.1 (6) 13:22.0 (6) 14:44.7 (6) 16:09.6 (6) 17:33.4 (6) 18:58.5 (6) 1:18.3 (6) / 1:19.3 (6) 1:19.7 (6) / 1:23.2 (6) 1:22.7 (6) / 1:21.8 (6) 1:21.5 (=5) / 1:21.5 (6) 1:22.9 (6) / 1:22.7 (6) 1:24.9 (6) / 1:23.8 (6) 1:25.1 (6) / 1:23.7 (6)
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