Istvan MUDIN

Games Participations1
First Olympic GamesLondon 1908
Year of Birth1881


István Mudin was a teacher in Budapest who specialized in heavy weight throwing. He competed at the 1906 and 1908 Olympics in multiple events, winning a silver and a bronze medal. His brother, Imre, was also a weight thrower who competed at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics.

In 1915 Mudin was commissioned into the 101st Infantry Reserve. He won numerous awards, including a silver medal for bravery, first class, in 1915; the bronze medal with swords in 1917; the silver medal with swords in 1917; and the Military Cross of Merit III Class in 1918. Mudin was killed in action in Italy in July 1918. His brother was killed by a sniper only 3 months later. In the brothers’ honor, a sports hall in Ketegyhaze was named for them in 2008.

Personal Bests: SP – 13.97 (1912); DT – 41.46 (1910); HT – 39.70 (1912); JT – 59.12 (1913).

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