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Medal handed by IWF President at the 17th FINA World Championships

Budapest hosted the 17th FINA World Championships from 14 to 30 July 2017: the biggest sporting event ever held in Hungary.  The newly re-elected FINA President, Dr. Julio C. Maglione declared it “the best World Championships ever in FINA history”. Organizing Committee President, Mr. Miklos Sesztak emphasized that Hungary did what many had thought impossible: to organise the Championships in two years.

IWF President and IOC Honorary Member, Dr. Tamas Ajan presented medals at the award ceremony of the Women’s 50m Freestyle event at the Duna Arena on July 30. On the fringes of the FINA World Championships, he met and held fruitful discussions with numerous high-ranking international visitors and guests of honour; among them  Mr.  Julio C. Maglione, FINA President,  Mr Alexander Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee and IOC Member and Mr. Pavel Kolobkov, Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation.

IWF photographer Jozsef Szaka shot the FINA World’s most popular photo shared by over 11,000 on facebook.

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