Tuesday, November 22, 2022

1908: The team of "Ferencvaros Torna Club"

The team of "Ferencvaros Torna Club" (FTC), Budapest in 1908: 1. Domonkos, 2. Ádám, 3. Friedmann, 4. Freund, X Kankovezky. Source A Pesti Hirlap Nagy Naptára, 1934

Saturday, November 12, 2022

1905: The Champions of Balaton Úszόκ Εgyesulete


The team of Balaton Úszόκ Εgyesulete, winner of the 2nd Hungarian National Championship in 1905. The team: Ede Anderlik, Tivadar Bartl, Alajos Bruckner, Gyula Farszky, Olivér Frecskay, Elemér Horváth, Rezső Karkas, Andor Kéler, Andor Kéler. Source: Nemzeti Sport, 1st October.

1976: The bronze Juniors of Spain


The Juniors of Spain, bronze winners in Malta 1976 European Juniors Championship. Standing L-R: Robert, Carmona, Josep Brasco Cata (Head Coach), Ayza, Torres, Gasch, Pegado, Girbal. Squatting L-R: Flaques(Ass. Coach), A.Ventura, Alcazar, Estefannell, Diestre, Marimon, Fite. Spain tied with Italy 5-5 in the final round. Ranking: Italy, Hungary, Spain, Yugoslavia, USSR, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Great Britain, France, Malta, Ireland, Turkey. Source: Magazine CROL #139, September 1976, courtesy Josep Castellvi.

1966: The Champions of Vasutas SC, Budapest


The team of Budapesti Vasutas Sport Club (BVSC) 1966 OBI Champion in Hungary. The team coached by the legendary Károly Laky: Gyula Kunos, Zoltán Gyerő, Csaba Gyero, Robert Molnár, Soldier András, Alexander Konrad, Ferenc Konrad, Pál Hecsey, István Németh, Tibor Swordsman, Ferenc Körössy, Imre Togyeriska, László Ajkai. Source: Sportkonyvek, Augut 1966

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Argentina in Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Games

The team of Argentina in Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Games: Ricardo Bustamente, Carlos Castro, Francisco Uranga, Jorge Moreau, César Vásquez, Mario Bistoletti, Luciano Rovere.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

1965: Károly Laky while teaching young players

The legendary Hungarian Károly Laky while teaching to young players at BVCS (Budapesti Vasutas Sports Club Szőnyi) the tricks of Water Polo in 1965. Between 1954 and 1956 and 1960 to 1965. Károly Laky was the national team captain of the Hungarian men's water polo team. Under his leadership, the national team won a gold medal at the European Championships held in Leipzig, as well as at the Tokyo He also won the water polo tournament of the 1964 Summer Olympics. He achieved significant sporting success in Cuba between 1967 and 1978, leading the country's water polo team to fourth place at the 1975 World Championship in Cali. Source: https://filmhiradokonline.hu

Friday, January 21, 2022

1964: The team of Romania in Budapest

The National team of Romania in Budapest prior to Tokyo 1964 Olympics. From R-L: Béla Rajki (Referee) Kroner Stefan, Anatol Grințescu, Alexandru Szabo, Blajek Gavril, Zahan Aurel, Bădița Alexandru, Ștefănescu Mircea. Source: courtesy of Mr. Mihai Radu and Mr. Michael Randazzo

Sunday, January 2, 2022

1968, Mexico: The National team of Spain

The National team of Spain in Mexico 1968, Olympic Games coached by Bandy Zolyomy: Santiago Zubicoa, Juan Jane, Juan Rubio, Vicente Brugat, Jose Padros, , Fermin Mas, Luis Meya, Manuel Ibern, Agustin Codera, Luis Bestit and Jorge Borrell, Juan Antonio Sierra (Head of delegation), Juan Luis Abellan (seleccionador). 

1972: The Champions of C.N. Montjuïc

The team of C.N. Montjuïc Champion of Spain in 1972. Standing L-R: Costa (Coach) Solanas, Franch, Puigdevall, Segura, Comas, Sans. Squating L-R: Sánchez, Puig, Nogueroles, Devesa (Jr.) y Asensio. Source: Archivo JCE. Ft. Montejano.