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Iván Menczel

Full name: Iván Menczel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: December 14, 1941 in Karancsalja, Nógrád, Hungary
Died: November 26, 2011 in Salgótarján, Nógrád, Hungary
Affiliations: Vasas, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Midfielder Iván Menczel spent his youth career with Salgótarjáni BTC, and débuted with them at the 1959 Hungarian championships, playing there until 1963. Menczel played with Tatabányai Bányász from 1963-67 and won bronzes at the Hungarian Championships in 1964 and 1966. He played with Vasas SC from 1967-72 and won another two bronzes with them at the Hungarian Championships in 1968 and 1971. Menczel finished his career by playing with Vasas Izzó from 1972-76.

Menczel was capped seven times with the Hungarian national team and scored three goals. He was selected to the Hungarian 1962 World Cup team, although he did not play at that tournament. Menczel was also part of the 1968 Hungarian Olympic team, playing in all six matches and winning a gold medal. After finishing his sporting career Menczel worked as a football coach with Vasas Izzó, Fót, Vörös Csillag Gépgyár, Salgótarjáni BTC and Vasas SC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Men's Football Hungary HUN 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Final Standings 1 1968-10-13 3 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Final Round Match 1/2 1 1968-10-26 HUN 4, BUL 1 1
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1968-10-22 HUN 5, JPN 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1968-10-20 HUN 1, GUA 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Group C Match #1 1 1968-10-13 HUN 4, ESA 0 1
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Group C Match #3 1T 1968-10-15 HUN 2, GHA 2 1
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Football Hungary HUN Group C Match #5 1 1968-10-17 HUN 2, ISR 0 0
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