Full name: NÃ¡ndor DÃ¡ni
Born: May 30, 1871 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 31, 1949 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: MAC, Budapest (HUN)
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
NÃ¡ndor DÃ¡ni competed in several sports. He was a member of MAC Budapest as a track athlete and bicycle racer, Neptun EvezÅs EgyesÃ¼let as a rower, and BKE as a speedskater. DÃ¡ni 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, DÃ¡ni became a member of the Hungarian Athletics Association's presidency, and worked as a director and then chairman of a carbonic acid factory.
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|1896 Summer||24||Athina||Athletics||Hungary||Final||2||2:11 4/5|
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