Olympic, world and European champion water polo player Tamás Faragó was named Sportsman of the Nation, the official government gazette Magyar Közlöny said on Thursday.
Altogether 12 sportsman may hold the title at all times in Hungary. The title comes with an annuity.
Faragó was awarded the title after the death of Olympic champion water polo player György Kárpáti on June 17.
Featured photo by Tibor Illyés/MTI