István Szívós

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István Szívós
Yevgeny Grishin and István Szívós 1980.jpg
Szívós (right) at the 1980 Olympics
Personal information
Born(1948-04-24)24 April 1948
Budapest, Hungary
Died10 November 2019(2019-11-10) (aged 71)
Height202 cm (6 ft 8 in)
Weight106 kg (234 lb)
SportWater polo
ClubFerencvárosi TC, Budapest
OSC, Budapest

István Szívós Jr. (24 April 1948 – 10 November 2019) was a Hungarian water polo player.

He competed in four consecutive Olympics in 1968–1980 and won a medal in each of them. He also won six gold or silver medals at world and European championships and nine national titles.

He died 10 November 2019 at the age of 71.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Elhunyt Szívós István". Magyar Hirlap (in Hungarian). 2019-11-10.