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Budapest Marathon 2021

Oct 10, 2021

The weather was not kind to runners at the Budapest Marathon this weekend, but more than 3,000 people still took part in the 42-kilometer race. In the men's race, Hungary’s Péter Nagy crossed the line first in 2 hours 33 minutes and 37 seconds, while the women's race was won by Anna Borisenko from Russia, […]

Judit Polgár Global Chess Festival in Budapest

Oct 9, 2021

For the first time, the Judit Polgár Global Chess Festival was held in a hybrid format: this Saturday's event took place both in the Hungarian National Gallery and online through two channels, focusing on the relationship between chess and education. This year's biggest innovation was the Educational Chess Summit, where participants proved that chess has […]

Hungarian Wins 1,001-kilometer Running Race

Sep 23, 2021

Hungarian ultra-runner László Barta has achieved another fantastic result by wining the world's longest cross-country race, the 1001-kilometer Megarace, which was held for the first time this year, the news site reports. Barta completed the distance - where competitors also have to overcome 24 kilometers of difference in altitude - in 254 hours and […]

Hungary Sanctioned After Racist Behaviour in Football

Sep 21, 2021

The Disciplinary Committee of the international football federation FIFA has imposed a ban and a substantial fine on the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) in relation to the racist behaviour of numerous supporters during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying match between Hungary and England on September 2, 2021. A statement by FIFA adds that […]

Hungarian Delegation Ends Paralympics with 16 Medals

Sep 4, 2021

The Hungarian team finished with sixteen medals at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, including seven gold, five silver and four bronze medals. With this total, Hungary has moved up to 18th place on the medal table. On the last day of the Paralympics, the 16th medal was won by kayaker Katalin Varga who finished third […]

Péter Kiss, the Youngest Paralympic Champion Kayaker

Sep 3, 2021

Hungary’s world and two-time European champion Péter Pál Kiss won the gold medal in the K1 200m at the Tokyo Paralympics, becoming the youngest Paralympic champion in kayaking. He was the favorite to win in the KL1 category, the one for the most severely injured athletes. Accordingly, he paddled very convincingly in Thursday's heats, winning […]

Two Hungarian Swimming Golds at the Tokyo Paralympics

Sep 2, 2021

Zsófia Konkoly and Bianka Pap won gold medals in the 100m butterfly and 100m backstroke events respectively at the Tokyo Paralympic Games this Thursday. Zsófia Konkoly, who competed in the S9 category, set a new European record in the preliminaries with a time of 1:07.05 and qualified for the final in first place. There, New […]

Fourth Gold Medal for Hungary at the Paralympics

Aug 31, 2021

Hungary’s Luca Ekler won the gold medal in the women’s long jump in the T38 category at the Tokyo Paralympics on Tuesday, beating her own world record twice, the Hungarian state news agency MTI reports. A world and European champion, the Hungarian competitor started her second event in Tokyo after finishing fourth in the 100m […]

Two Paralympic Gold Medals for Hungary This Sunday

Aug 29, 2021

Table tennis player Péter Pálos won the second gold medal for Hungary at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, while the country’s third gold at this competition came in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke event that was won by Fanni Illés. Péter Pálos defeated Samuel Philip von Einem of Australia 3 sets to 2 in the final. The […]

First Gold Medal for Hungary at the Tokyo Paralympics

Aug 26, 2021

Hungary's Amarilla Veres won the women's epée individual - Category A event in wheelchair fencing at the Tokyo Paralympics this Thursday. This is the first paralympic gold for Hungary in fencing since 1996. In the final bout, she faced Jing Rong of China who took a 4-1 lead but the competitor came back to level […]

Ceremonial Reception for Hungary's Olympic Athletes

Aug 9, 2021

The Hungarian athletes, medalists and medal winners of the Tokyo Olympics were welcomed by officials and fans at the BOK Hall in Budapest on Monday. At the ceremony, which was attended by hundreds of supporters, the President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, Krisztián Kulcsár, underlined that "the Hungarian Olympians are now being welcomed with the […]

Final Day Bronze for Hungary and Place 15 on the Medal Table

Aug 8, 2021

The Hungarian national team beat Spain 9-5 on the last day of the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games to clinch the third place. All in all, Hungary finished 15th on the medal table with six gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals. After thirteen years, the Hungarian men's water polo team won another medal at the […]

One Gold and One Bronze for Hungary in Water Sports

Aug 7, 2021

In the women's kayak four 500-meter final, the Hungarian team defended their title to win the sixth gold for Hungary in Tokyo 2020, while the country's national team defeated the Russian Olympic Committee side in women's water polo to take the bronze medal. The Hungarian quartet won the women's kayak 500-meter event confidently in London […]

Modern Pentathlon and Karate Bronzes for Hungary in Tokyo

Aug 6, 2021

Sarolta Kovács in women's modern pentathlon and Gábor Hárspataki in karate finished third this Friday at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, producing the 16th and 17th medal for Hungary. Following the fencing and swimming legs of the modern pentathlon held on Thursday, 30-year-old Sarolta Kovács, the 2017 individual world champion of this sport, did well […]

Tokyo: A Gold and Two Silver Medals for Hungary on Thursday

Aug 5, 2021

In the men's kayak single 200-meter event, Hungary's Sándor Tótka needed a photo finish to be declared the winner, Tamara Csipes finished second in the women's kayak single 500-meter event while the second silver of the day for Hungary was produced by Kristóf Rasovszky in the men's 10-kilometer open water swim race. According to the […]

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