One-hundred and fifty-seven Hungarian athletes compete at Rio Olympic Games

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

According to the Hungarian Olympic Committee’s website, in 21 sporting events 93 men and 65 women athletes compete at Rio Olympics. In comparison, four years ago in London 157 athletes competed under the Hungarian flag.

With sports professionals - team management officials, coaches, doctors, masseurs, technical staff and so on the Hungarian delegation will exceed three hundred.

Hungarian athletes in Rio will compete in 21 different sporting events: these include table tennis, athletics, wrestling, rowing, Judo, canoeing, mountain biking, acrobatic diving, boxing, pentathlon, weightlifting, sport shooting, tennis, gymnastics, badminton, triathlon, swimming (pool and open water), sailing, windsurfing, water polo and fencing.

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