350 thousand spectators, about 100 thousand of whom are foreigners, are believed to come to the FINA World Aquatics Championships between 14th and 30th July, 2017. The biggest sports event in Hungary for all time will have a considerable effect on tourism as well. Furthermore, it will let tourists and guests arriving get themselves acquainted with possibly the most valuable natural resource: thermal and medicinal waters.
Here are 8+1 interesting facts about the “country of waters” and the 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships.
+1. Hungary can be proud of the best female swimmer. Katinka Hosszú, who was chosen to be the best female swimmer of the world in succession (2014, 2015, 2016).
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