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Krisztián Kulcsár re-elected President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee

22 June 2020

Krisztián Kulcsár was re-elected President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) for a second term at its recent General Assembly, which was held at the Congress Center in Budapest, Hungary on 19 June 2020.

Kulcsár, a two-time fencing Olympic silver medallist, received the vast majority of votes (103 in favour and 3 against) and will serve for another 4-year term, overseeing the Tokyo 2020, the Beijing 2022 and the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The General Assembly, which was greeted by Minister of State for Sport and Olympic silver medallist swimmer Dr Tünde Szabó, also elected the new Executive Board for the next quadrennium and amended the HOC Statutes.

HOC Secretary General Bálint Vékássy informed the Members about the professional and financial report of the Executive Board for 2019. HOC Chef de Mission Viktória Dósa delivered a presentation on the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), while HOC Director of Sports and Olympic gold medallist modern pentathlete László Fábián reported on the successes and sports professional aspects of Lausanne 2020, including the first ever Hungarian gold at a Winter YOG, which was won by hockey player Levente Hegedüs.

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