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The 5th Medal Of The Hungarian Paralympic Team In Rio Captured By Richárd Osváth

Robert Velkey 2016.09.14.

Richárd Osváth was born in Szatmárnémeti (Satu Mare, Romania). He is a wheelchair fencer representing Hungary in international competitions. The Hungarian athlete won a bronze medal in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London and a silver medal in the 2013 Wheelchair Fencing World Championships, both in Foil A. Mr. Osváth also won a silver medal in the 2014 Wheelchair European Fencing Championships in Sabre A and a gold medal in Foil A.


The Hungarian fencer Richárd Osváth, captured the silver medal on the 12th of September at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He had the final fight with the Ukrainian Andrij Demcsuk in the men’s category of wheelchair fencing. In the end the legendary Ukrainian fencer took the gold with the results 15-8.

On the 11th of September the Hungarian swimmers had nice results in the pools of Rio and got medals. Click here to read about the previous successes of the Hungarian Paralympic Team at the 2016 Summer Paralympics!


photos:; Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI