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Lajos Somodi, Sr.

Full name: Lajos Somodi, Sr.
Gender: Male
Born: December 4, 1928 in Abádszalók, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Hungary
Died: May 9, 2012 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: Újpesti TE, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Fencing

Related Olympians: Father of Lajos Somodi, Jr..

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Besides his Olympic team foil bronze, Lajos Somodi also won the team foil gold at the 1955 World Festival of Youth and Students (precursor to the Universiade). Somodi won his only Hungarian title in 1956. By profession Somodi was a firefighter, working with the Budapest Fire Brigade.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Individual Hungary HUN 6 p3 r1/3
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Men's Foil, Team Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW TG TR TD
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 6 1956-11-26 2 20 24
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Netter (FRA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 3 3
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 McCowage (AUS) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 3 3
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-26 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Paul (GBR) 4 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Bergamini (ITA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 4 4
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-26 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Delaunois (BEL) 0 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-26 Krieger (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 0 0

Men's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool 3 1956-11-23 1 2 22 24
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1956-11-23 ITA 8, HUN 8 8 2
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1956-11-23 HUN 9, USA 5 9 1
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1956-11-23 1 0 11 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1956-11-23 HUN 11, URS 5 11 1
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-23 1 0 8 8
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 HUN 8, AUS 8 8 3
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1956-11-23 Mangiarotti (ITA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 2 2
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Spallino (ITA) 3 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout B 2 1956-11-23 Bergamini (ITA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 1 1
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout B 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Carpaneda (ITA) 2 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Shurtz (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 4 4
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Axelrod (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 1 1
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout F 2 1956-11-23 Goldsmith (USA) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 2 2
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Final Pool Team Bout F 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Lubell (USA) 2 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool Two 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Rudov (URS) 3 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-11-23 Midler (URS) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 1 1
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-11-23 Osip'ovi (URS) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 2 2
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Pool Two 2 1956-11-23 Zhdanovich (URS) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 3 3
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, McCowage (AUS) 3 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 2 1956-11-23 Sichel (AUS) 5, Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 1 1
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, Cross (AUS) 1 5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Fencing Hungary HUN Round One Pool Three 1 1956-11-23 Somodi, Sr. (HUN) 5, McKenzie (AUS) 4 5
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