Tag: Lake Balaton

Battle In Balaton

Battle In Balaton Courtesy of FINA, Lake Balaton, Hungary. With less than two weeks to go before the FINA World Championships in Lake Balaton, there are usually around 45 countries represented in the open water swimming discipline among the 180+ national federations that will send representatives to Hungary. Among the 2,300 athletes who will compete in

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Mastering Open Water In Hungary

Courtesy of FINA World Masters Championships, Balatonfüred, Hungary. Hungary's Balatonfüred will be packed on August 10th, 11th and 12th. Thousands of swimmers from around the world will descend on Lake Balaton for the 2017 FINA World Masters Swimming Championships. The open water swimming races will all be held on 3 km courses over the three-day period,

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Masters Of The Hungarian Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), selected Budapest as its host of the 2020 European Championships. While pool swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, and diving will be held in May, the open water swimming events will be conducted in June in Lake Balaton for both the elite swimmers and the masters

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Hungary Seals 1-3 Finish With A Kiss

Information courtesy of Gergely Csurka in Lake Balaton, Balatonfured, Hungary. Photo courtesy of Aniko Kovacs. With Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban looking on as the official starter of the 7.5 km race at the 2014 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships, young Nikoletta Kiss made her Hungarian countrymen proud. Kiss won the junior girls

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