Thursday, October 29, 2009

1924: The National team of Hungary

The Water Polo and Swimming teams of Hungary in 1924, Barcelona: Ernő Tutzenhaller, Rudas, Barta, Ivády, László Beleznai, Homonnai II., Frigyes Jung, Homonnai I., Zoltán Bitskey, István Sándor, Keserű I., Endre Tarnovszky, Márton Sipos, István Bárány, Károly Bartha.
The Hungarian delegation has been in Barcelona on the occasion of the inauguration of the swimming pool of the Club Natacion Barcelona. From 19 to 22 of June 1924 the Hungarians competed as Magyar Athletikai club (MAC) against the team of CN Barcelona, losing two games with 2-1 and 3-2. Following this first games from 23 to 27 of June they competed as National team of Hungary against CN Barcelona and won with 6-2, 5-0 and 4-0. (Comment offered by Mr. Juan Antonio Sierra).
Source: 'Aranykor' by Dezső Gyarmati and Gergely Csurka; courtesy of Mrs Zsófia Viló