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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 […]

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 […]

Milák Wins Second Hungarian Gold at the Tokyo Olympics

Jul 28, 2021

World champion and world record holder Kristóf Milák won the gold medal in the 200m butterfly with an Olympic record on Wednesday at the Tokyo Games. The other Hungarian competitor in the event, Tamás Kenderesi, finished fourth. The 21-year-old world-class swimmer was already in the lead in the first 50 meters, despite the usual strong […]

Kristóf Milák and Katinka Hosszú

Hungary in Top 5 at World Swimming Championship

Jul 29, 2019

Hungarian swimmers have won five gold medals at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Katinka Hosszú continued to rule women’s individual medley by winning both the 200- and 400-meter individual events, however, the performance of Kristóf Milák caused the biggest sensation. The 19-year-old swimmer broke the world record set by the legendary […]

12 Hungarian swimmers who produced a total of 19 medals at the European Swimming championship in London | Anikó Kovács / MTI

Hungary dominates European swimming

May 22, 2016

Hungarian swimmers won ten gold, four silver and five bronze medals at the European Swimming Championship held in London this week. This achievement earned them the top position on the medal table ahead of host Great Britain and Italy.

Katinka Hosszú receives the award from the General Secretary of the Qatar Olympic Committee Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani | József Szaka / Hungarian Swimming Federation

Hungary's Katinka Hosszú is 'Swimmer of the Year'

Dec 1, 2014

World champion Katinka Hosszú has been elected the Swimmer of the Year 2014 among women. She received the award at the gala evening of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in Dubai. She has 5 world and 13 European championship titles.

Bence Balzam

15-year-old wins cross-Balaton swimming

Jul 21, 2014

15-year-old Bence Balzam from the northern Serbian settlement of Op¹tina Beèej (or Óbecse, with substantial Hungarian population) won this year's cross-Balaton swimming between Révfülöp and Balatonboglár this past Saturday.

Hungary's László Cseh at the 2012 European Swimming Championships in Debrecen

Hungary tops Europe in swimming

May 28, 2012

Host nation Hungary finished on top of the medal table at the 31st European Swimming Championships in Debrecen, eastern Hungary with nine gold, ten silver and seven bronze medals, ahead of Germany and Italy.


Overseas Travel in Comfort

Tamás Varga
Dec 12, 2011

The Business Class of Swiss Airlines has been awarded the title 'Best Business Class in Europe' at this year's World Travel Awards. Our travel expert, Tamás Varga took the Zurich-Chicago route to experience what this class has to offer.

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