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Béla Ordódy

Full name: Béla Ordódy
Gender: Male
Born: January 13, 1880 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 28, 1955 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: BKE, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Ice Hockey


Béla Ordódy was initially a football player of note. The midfielder played for three clubs from Budapest, BTC in 1901 and 1902, BEAC 1903-05, and Ferencváros in 1905. With BTC he was Hungarian Champion in both seasons. He also earned two caps representing Hungary in 1904. In 1902, he was one of the earliest Footballers-of-the-Year in Hungary. He also acted as a football referee. In 1918 and 1919 Ordódy was a member of the Ferencváros Championship water polo team. He later switched to ice hockey as a goaltender for BKE Budapest, representing Hungary at the 1927 European Championships and the 1928 Olympic Winter Games. During the time of the Olympics, he was the oldest ice hockey player ever to compete in an Olympic tournament (through 2016), at 48 years, 29 days. Ordódy was a chemical engineer by trade.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 48 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Hungary HUN 11

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1928 Winter 48 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Hungary HUN Final Standings 11 1928-02-11 0 0 0
1928 Winter 48 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Hungary HUN Group A Match #6 2 1928-02-16 GBR 1, HUN 0 0
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