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Olympic Champion István Szívós Dies Aged 72

The Olympic, world and European champion, István Szívós, a former FTC water polo player who later served as the coach and chairman, died in his 72nd year.

The water polo world is mourning: dr. István Szívós born in 1948, educated in FTC and won an Olympic Championship in 1976, a World Championship in 1973, a European Championship in 1974 and 1977 with the national team, but also an Olympic Championship silver medal (1972), a bronze medal (1968, 1980), a 1978 silver medal (1978) too and earned a European Championship silver medal (1970) during his magnificent career. He never broke away from her beloved sport, after finishing his career as a coach and sports director, he has worked for the KSI for 17 years. His death was deeply shaken by water polo society, which was one of the exemplary iconic champions of everyone’s favorite. The Hungarian Water Polo Association, the FTC and the KSI are sharing the mourning of the water polo family, and we will keep it forever!

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