According to globoport.hu, Ferenc Salamon, the member of FINA’s masters committee, writes “Enough of this fight!” in his open letter commenting on the argument between Katinka Hosszú and Tamás Gyárfás.
“The Hungarian swimming sport is facing the toughest challenge of all times: Hungary has never organised such an illustrious sport event as the 2017 Aquatics World Championship, no Hungarian swimmer has ever competed in front of home audience at such an event.
There’s no place for harshly becoming personal or degrading frays right now. Still, people outstandingly successful in their own fields, have been engaged in a battle for days, thus, distracting attention and energy from what should be the most important: preparing for the competitions and getting ready for next year’s World Championships.
We are facing a truly unmatched opportunity – we can only succeed if we all try our best in favour of the great, joint goal.
Athletes and trainers, the figures of swimming: let’s put aside our offences and do our jobs. This is everyone’s interest!” writes the member of FINA’s master committee in his open letter.
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