The Hungarian World Championship was the best ever, said FINA president Julio Maglione.
Florent Manaudou, Olympic, world and European champion swimmer, one of the most renowned specialists of men’s 50m freestyle has debuted at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest in a totally different role. At the invitation of the French national TV channel he arrived in Budapest as a specialist commentator and observed his fellows competing from TV grandstands.
On Thursday in a newspaper, Tamás Kenderesi confessed that he was expecting a gold medal at the World Championships in Budapest.
Eight matches on the first day of men’s water polo tournament at Hajós Alfréd Swimming Complex. That was the programme at Mekka of water polo on Monday. The host country’s team played a super game agains Australia, the Hungarians conceded only three goals but scored 13 times.
László Cseh is one of the greatest icons in Hungarian swimming and for sure, he will be the same at the 17th FINA World Championships. Cseh has a huge career behind him and now at the age of 32 he has the opportunity to swim in front of the home crowd at his eighth World Championships.
London’s olympic champion, Dániel Gyurta is looking forward to the FINA World Championships in Budapest, as neither the recent World Championships nor the Rio Olympics have been successful for him. The fan”s favorite believes that the Hungarian audience will give the Hungarian team extra strength during the races.
Qualification for the World Championships was open as long as possible for top American swimmers and the outcome is quite clear. In the course of the National Championships held from 27 June to 1 July in Indianapolis a total of 42 swimmers secured their places in the team travelling to Budapest. Almost 3 weeks before the swimming tournament in Budapest the nationals saw an abundance of excellent results and great battles.
The organizers of the 17th FINA World Championships are providing a total of 1500 parking spaces. This is told by the Bp2017 World Championship Organizing and Managing Nonprofit Ltd.’s Operations and Logistics Manager at a Monday press conference in Budapest.
The key venue of the 17th FINA World Championships have debuted internationally by hosting one of the highest attended LEN Champions League Final Six of all times. The event itself as well as the impressive facility achieved great success among the audience, national and international guests, fans and athletes alike.