Monday, January 12, 2009

1931, Paris: The golden Hungarians

The team of Hungary winner of the 3rd European Championships, held at the pool "les Tourelles", Paris in 1931. Hungary won the gold, Germany the silver and Austria the bronze medal. Standing from 5th from left is the legendary Olivér Halassy, winner as well of the 1.500 freestyle swimming. Second from the left is the great goalie of the 30’s Gyorgy Brody.
Source: Match l’Intran; 22/9/1931. Courtesy of Mr. Pierre Vitalien