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Hosszú and Milák Claim Victory in Mare Nostrum’s Barcelona Stage

Dorottya Zalay 2021.06.07.

World-class Hungarian swimmers Katinka Hosszú and Kristóf Milák won two gold medals each at the last stage of the Mare Nostrum series in Barcelona.

After winning the women’s 200-meter medley on Saturday, Hosszú triumphed in the 400-meter medley as well, with a time of 4:40.34. The world-champion swimmer also won multiple medals in the first two stages of the series, in Monte Carlo and Canet-en-Roussillon.

Hungary Wins 15 Medals at European Aquatics Championships
Hungary Wins 15 Medals at European Aquatics Championships

Hungarian champions, both upcoming and well-known, finished the LEN European Aquatics Championships in Budapest with excellent results. Five gold, four silver, and six bronze medals were won by Hungary, placing it in sixth place on the continent. The European Aquatics Championships, held at the Duna Arena in Budapest between May 10 and 23, finished with […]Continue reading

In addition to finishing first in the men’s 100-meter butterfly, Kristóf Milák also claimed victory in the 100-meter freestyle. While the world record-holder Milák did not compete in his usual event, the 200-meter butterfly, Bencze Biczó claimed the bronze medal.

Featured photo illustration by Tamás Kovács/MTI