This year, Hungary hosts several world championships, a European Championship, Grand Prix and Formula 1 races, and other significant events as well.

The series of world championships begins with the Open Shidokan Karate World Championship in April, followed by the World Bowhunter Championships in Gödöllő, in August. In September, the World Pairs Driving Championships will be held in Fábiánsebestyén, and the Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup in Győr.

In June, Hungary and Romania together will host the European Women Basketball Championship. The 30th Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix is held on July 26.

There will be world cups, Grand Prix or World Tour races in table tennis, pentathlon, judo and triathlon. The best sportsmen of the world also come to Hungary for the Greco-Roman Wrestling Grand Prix, the EHF Women’s Champions League Final Four, the Red Bull Air Race, and the Gyulai István Memorial – Hungarian Athletics Grand Prix.

After a long time, Hungaroring will also host a Truck Race in early September.

The Hungarian football team will play three European Qualifiers; if it can participate at the 2016 European Championship, the names of the opponents will turn out on December 12.

The qualifying draw to the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Saint Petersburg on July 25. In June, Baku will hold the First European Games, with athletes competing in 19 sports, including about 150-170 Hungarians.

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