György Szepesi

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György Szepesi
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Szepesi in 1970
Born
György Friedländer

(1922-02-05)5 February 1922
Budapest, Hungary
Died25 July 2018(2018-07-25) (aged 96)
Budapest, Hungary
NationalityHungarian
Alma materUniversity of Physical Education, Budapest
OccupationRadio personality, journalist, and sports executive

György Szepesi (5 February 1922 – 25 July 2018) was a Hungarian radio personality, journalist and sports executive.[1][2][3]

Szepesi was a Hungarian Olympic Committee member from 1962 to 2000, and was the Executive Committee Chairman for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) from 1982 to 1994.[1] He was Chairman of the Hungarian Football Association (HFA) from 1978 to 1986.[1] He is honorary chairman of the HFA, and an honorary member of FIFA’s Executive Committee.[1]

Szepesi died on 25 July 2018 in Budapest at the age of 96.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Dr. Gyorgy Szepesi". Jewishsports.net. Archived from the original on August 18, 2011. Retrieved November 3, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. Tom Tugend (December 1, 1997). "Paralympic volleyball star made Hall-of-Famer". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
  3. "Records". Guinness World Records. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
  4. Gyász: elhunyt Szepesi György, a magyar rádiózás legendája (Hungarian)

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