LAUSANNE, Switz., May 9, 2017 — The International Fencing Federation (FIE) would like to congratulate Mr. Krisztian Kulcsar for his recent election as President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB). He is currently the FIE Sport Director, and has also overseen FIE logistical technical preparations and operations at major events, including fencing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Mr. Kulcsar, 45, is an epee fencer who was twice Olympic silver medalist, World Champion ( in 2007), World champion by team (in 2001 and 1998) and European Champion by team (2007 and 1998). He has been deputy chairman of the Hungarian Fencing Federation.
Mr. Kulcsar has university degrees in economics and law. He is married, with three children.