Hungary would like to thank the athletes of the three countries, who in 1956 boycotted the Melbourne Olympics so expressing their solidarity with the Hungarian revolution and war of independence crushed by invading Soviet forces said Two-time Olympic Champion, and Member of the International Olympic Committee Pál Schmitt to M1 TV on Sunday.
As part of the ceremony the athletes will meet House Speaker László Kövér on Monday, and visit the House of Terror Museum on Tuesday. In the German-language Gyula Andrássy University a conference will be organized in their honor.
Also on Tuesday, a gala event will be held in the Urania National Film Theatre where Hungarian Olympians greet the guests.
(MTI - hungarianambiance.com)