Katalin Novák nominated sabre fencer Olympic champion Áron Szilágyi for the International Fair Play Award
Katalin Novák nominated Áron Szilágyi, Hungarian three-time Olympic, two-time World and three-time European sabre fencing champion for the International Fair Play Award. Áron Szilágyi is an athlete of Vasas Sports Club and the president of the club’s fencing division.
The Head of State announced: Áron Szilágyi was nominated not just because of his sport achievements, but also his sportsmanship in and out of the race. Katalin Novák emphasized that the athlete can be a role model for all.
Following the meeting, Katalin Novák entered the piste and took a sabre fencing lesson from Áron Szilágyi. She then met talented young members of the Vasas Sport Club fencing division.