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Nándor Dáni

Full name: Nándor Dáni
Gender: Male
Born: May 30, 1871 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 31, 1949 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: MAC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Nándor Dáni competed in several sports. He was a member of MAC Budapest as a track athlete and bicycle racer, Neptun Evezős Egyesület as a rower, and BKE as a speedskater. Dáni was a multiple Hungarian record holder and champion. His record for 100 yards (10.3), which he ran in 1894, stayed unbroken for nine years and his record over 880 yards (2:05.5) for 14 years. Selected to the Hungarian Olympic Team for the 1896 Olympics he won the first Olympic medal for Hungary, in the 800 metres, behind winning Australian [Edwin Flack].

After completing his sports career, Dáni became a member of the Hungarian Athletics Association's presidency, and worked as a director and then chairman of a carbonic acid factory.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Men's 800 metres Hungary HUN 2 Silver

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1896 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Hungary Final 2 2:11 4/5
1896 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Hungary Round One Heat One 2 QU 2:10 1/5
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