Active and Sport Tourism
Although Hungary is a relatively small country, it has always been successful in several different sports. Water polo, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, gymnastics and handball are the most popular sports in the country.
We offer you sportcamps with professional sport clubs in these sports in Hungary.
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At the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta the Hungarian athletes won 6 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze medals while in Sydney our athletes produced 8 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals. By accomplishing this Hungary has managed to maintain its leading role within the world sport community. The 149 gold, 133 silver and 159 bronze medals speak eloquently for themselves illustrating the achievement and international stature of the Hungarian sport. Such series of success is best demonstrated by the achievements of the outstanding and exceptional champions as the sabre fencer Aladár Gerevich (7 Olympic Championship titles), Rudolf Kárpáti and Pál Kovács both fencers (6 Olympic Championship titles), the gymnast Ágnes Keleti and the swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi (5 Olympic Championship titles) Tamás Darnyi (swimming), Gyõzõ Kulcsár and Jenõ Fuchs epee and sabre fencers (4 Olympic Championship titles). The shining stars of modern pentathlon and boxing are András Balczó and László Papp. The seven-time Olympic champion Hungarian water polo team or Ferenc Puskás, the captain of the Olympic champion Hungarian football team are all acknowledged worldwide. After Mr. Ferenc Kemény who shared work in the inception of modern-age Olympics a number of eminent sport leaders were elected into the International Olympic Committee like the Olympic champion in art competitions Mr. Ferenc Mezõ or Dr. Árpád Csanádi, the former IOC Sports Director, head of the Program Committee and member of the Executive Board. At present the double Olympic champion Dr. Pál Schmitt (IOC Member since 1983, Member of the IOC Executive Board 1991-1999, IOC Vice President 1995-1999) and Dr. Tamás Aján (ex officio as the President of the International Weightlifting Federation) are the members of the International Olympic Committee from Hungary.