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Hungarian Athletes Take Their Oaths Ahead Of Paralympic Games In Rio de Janeiro

Tamás Székely 2016.08.29.

The Hungarian athletes competing in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on September 7-18 took their oaths on Sunday at a ceremony held at the National Theatre in Budapest.

Budapest, 2016. augusztus 28. A szeptember 7. és 18. között Rio de Janeiróban tartandó paralimpián versenyzõ magyar csapat tagjainak eskütétele a Budapesten a Nemzeti Színházban 2016. augusztus 28-án. Jobbra Szõke Viktória kommentátor és Kovács Koko István olimpiai, amatõr és profi világbajnok ökölvívó. MTI Fotó: Koszticsák Szilárd

Hungary’s President János Áder greeted the competitors in a letter and wished them good luck at the Games. The Brazilian Ambassador to Hungary Valter Pecly Moreira also conveyed his personal greetings to the team and said he had no doubt of their success in Rio.

The head of the Hungarian Paralympics Committee László Szabó welcomed Géza Imre, a silver medalist and current world champion in men’s epee, who showed his support for the Paralympic Team at the event. This year a 43-member team is travelling to Rio, the largest ever taking part in the competitions.

via hungarymatters.hu and MTI photo: Szilárd Koszticsák – MTI