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Hungary’s State Secretary for Sports Szabó Delegated to WADA Board

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.12.01.

The sports ministers of the European Union have delegated Tünde Szabó, Hungary’s state secretary for sports, to the Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Szabó will become a board member on Jan. 1 as one of three officials representing the EU, her secretariat said in a statement on Wednesday.

Szabó’s duties will include making preparations for WADA decision-making as well as liaising with other anti-doping officials and organizations fighting challenges posed by doping in sports.

Before entering the world of politics, Tünde Szabó was a swimmer. Aged eighteen she won a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, one at the 1991 World Championships in Perth, and two at the 1991 European Championships in Athens.

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