17 TH FINA World Aquatics Championships in Hungary – Roadshow to promote the upcoming WC in Budapest

With the help of some spectacular installation, prize games and well-known athletes, the 17th FINA World Aquatics Chamiponship will be promoted on a roadshow by the organizing committee.

At the event, Eva Risztov, Olympic Champion in London 2012, presented all the interesting games provided by the organizers, such as  a VR installation imitating the high diving, an Xbox Kinect-inspired swimming contest, where the visitors can compete against the best swimmers in the world, or be able to score a goal against a waterpolo goalie.

Risztov Éva (Photo:fina2017Budapest)

“I’m so glad I can be part of the World Championship and I can be helpful like this,” said Risztov, who won Olympic gold in London 2012 in open water swimming. Risztov thinks that the World Championship will mean a lot to the Hungarian people and the home athletes too.

Besides the locations in Budapest, the roadshow goes to Győr, Pécs, Szeged, Debrecen and Balatonfüred to promote the biggest sporting event in Hungary ever took place.

The tour program (according to the organizers’ announcement):

május 19-21. Budapest, Aréna Pláza
május 25-27. Budapest, Duna Aréna (férfi vízilabda Final Six)
május 28. Budapest, Budapest Family Summit – Családi fesztivál napja (Hungarofest)
június 2-4. Budapest, Mammut Bevásárlóközpont
június 6-8. Budapest, Duna Pláza
június 9-11. Győr, Árkád
június 16-18. Pécs, Árkád
június 23-25. Szeged, Árkád
június 30.-július 1-2. Debrecen Pláza
július 7-9. Balatonfüred, Kékszalag vitorlásverseny
július 14.-augusztus 20. Market Street


(Source: watersportfan, mti, Photo: MTI)




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