István Énekes

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István Énekes
Statistics
Born (1911-02-20)20 February 1911
Budapest, Hungary
Died 2 January 1940(1940-01-02) (aged 28)
Budapest, Hungary
Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Gold medal – first place 1932 Los Angeles Flyweight

István Énekes (20 February 1911 – 2 January 1940) was a Hungarian boxer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Background[edit]

In 1932 he won the gold medal in the Flyweight class after winning the final against Francisco Cabañas. He won twice the gold medal at the 1930 European Amateur Boxing Championships and 1934 European Amateur Boxing Championships, both in Budapest, respectively in the flyweight and bantamweight classes. He was born in and died in Budapest.

István was the elder brother of Vilmos Énekes.

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