CNN interview with three-time Olympic champion Katinka Hosszú – VIDEO

CNN interview – Katinka Hosszú joined only a handful of athletes to win triple gold medals in individual events in a single Games. She spoke to […]

Day 13 in Rio2016: Danuta Kozák writes Hungarian sport history

The 18th of August was a glorious day for the Hungarian kayak-canoe sport as Danuta Kozák won her second gold in Rio, which is her fourth […]

Day 12 in Rio2016: Ups and downs in the water

The 17th of August was mainly about water sports for the Hungarian Team. We have three finalist kayak units thanks to Danuta Kozák (K-1 500m), Péter Molnár […]

Day 11 in Rio2016: The golden duo

The kayak-canoe finals started on the 16th of August and brought about an amazing gold medal for the Gabriella Szabó & Danuta Kozák duo in K-2 500 […]

Day 10 in Rio2016: Laughter, tears and bittersweet emotions

The 15th of August started with the 10 km marathon swimming, where we could cheer for Éva Risztov and Anna Olasz. The programme went on with […]

Katinka Hosszú in Rio2016: Three gold and one silver medals

After winning three gold medals, in the last event in Rio in 200 backstroke she won only silver medal. She was leading all along, but in […]

Day 9 in Rio2016: Bronze boys

The 14th of August brought about quite some excitement for Hungarians in Rio2016. The men’s epee team worked very hard the whole day and won a […]

Day 8 in Rio2016: A silent continuation

The 13th of August was a much calmer day in Rio2016 after the amazing Hungarian successes on Day 7. The swimming events finished without Hungarian participants […]

Day 7 in Rio2016: When dreams came true

What a day! The Hungarian Team grew richer with two silver and two bronze medals on the 12th of August. They were all well-deserved by Katinka […]

A new song in honour of Katinka Hosszú – LISTEN HERE

Mission, a song by the young jazz pianist Tamás Balogh encompasses well what sport and music have in common: the aspiration for improvement and accomplishment, […]

Day 6 in Rio2016: An easeful day

The 11th of August passed without finals and medals for the Hungarian Team in Rio2016. Swimmers Katinka Hosszú, Boglárka Kapás and László Cseh all made it […]

President Áder to open Hungarian cultural conference in Brazil

Budapest, August 11 (MTI) – President János Áder is to open a conference on Hungarian culture and language held at the Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) […]

Day 5 in Rio2016: Áron Szilágyi sensationally defends his Olympic title

The 10th of August brought about another fantastic Olympic gold medal as Áron Szilágyi marched into the final of men’s individual sabre and won. The men’s […]

Olympic champion Hosszú nominated for honorary citizenship of S Hungary city

Budapest (MTI) – Hungary’s swimming sensation Katinka Hosszú is set to be nominated for honorary citizen of the city of Baja in southern Hungary, according to […]

How Katinka Hosszú got her name

Katinka Hosszú’s father who is in Rio talked to Hungarian National Sports Magazine (Nemzeti Sport) about his daughter’s career in sports. In the interview, István Hosszú […]

Hungarian president greets Hungarian athletes in Rio

Budapest, August 10 (MTI) – President János Áder greeted Hungarian athletes in the Hungarian House at a small ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, the venue of […]

A swimmer of the Refugee Olympic Team trained in Hungary

Rami Anis, a member of the Refugee Olympic Team did a part of his training for the Olympics in Hungary this summer. The Syrian swimmer escaped […]

Day 4 in Rio2016: Medal rain for Hungary – Videos, Photos

On the 9th of August our women’s water polo team started the Games with a win against China. Epee fencer András Rédli dropped out among the […]

Hungarian president meets International Olympic Committee head in Brazil

Budapest, August 9 (MTI) – President János Áder met International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach for talks in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, which also […]

Day 3 in Rio2016: The Iron Lady strikes again

The 8th of August was an eventful day of ups and downs for the Hungarian Team. Katinka Hosszú won her second Olympic gold medal in 100 […]