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Orbán meets FINA officials in Rio

Orbán meets FINA officials in Rio


Rio de Janeiro, August 19 (MTI) – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met senior FINA officials in Rio de Janeiro on Friday for talks on Hungary’s preparations for hosting the 2017 World Aquatics Championships as well as the country’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, Hungary’s swimming federation said in a statement on Friday.

Orbán held talks with FINA President Julio C Maglione, FINA Honorary Secretary Paolo Barelli and Executive Director Cornel Marculescu.

FINA Deputy President and Hungarian Swimming Association chief Tamás Gyárfás, who was also present at the meeting, told MTI that the FINA leaders reiterated that the Dagály Aquatic Centre, whose construction is well ahead of schedule, will be an excellent venue for the aquatics championships.


Photo: MTI

Source: MTI

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