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SZATMARI Andras

sabre
Rank13
Pts106.000
Age31
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Budapest, HUN

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Hungarian, Italian

Higher education Commerce, Marketing - Budapest Business School [BGE]: Hungary

License number 03021993001

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup2-35
Padoue (ITALY), 2017-02-03Györ (HUNGARY), 2016-12-02
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2024-03-22Madrid (SPAIN), 2017-05-19
Padoue (ITALY), 2018-02-02
World Championship11-2
Leipzig (GERMANY), 2017-07-19Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-07-15
Zone Championships-1-1
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2023-06-17
Grand Prix--22
Cancun (MEXICO), 2017-12-15
Tunis (TUNISIA), 2023-01-13
1--1
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI), 2017-08-20

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 2000.

Why this sport? "My father took me to the fencing hall because he was involved in the sport at the time. My brother came too. He eventually gave it up, but I am still passionate about it."

Club / Team MTK Budapest: Hungary

Name of coach Andras Decsi [national], HUN; Gabor Gardos [personal], HUN

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Swimming, tennis, cycling, watching football, spending time with his dog. (Facebook page, 23 Jun 2019; Instagram profile, 23 Jul 2019; sportmenu.hu, 20 Feb 2019; blikk.hu, 04 Jul 2018)

Injuries In 2024 he sustained an ankle injury. (hunfencing.hu, 10 May 2024)

He underwent surgery to correct a persistent knee issue in November 2019. He returned to competition in February 2020. (m4sport.hu, 23 Mar 2020; Instagram profile, 24 Feb 2020, 30 Nov 2019)

In April 2019 he suffered a partial tear to a muscle in his thigh during training. As a precaution he decided not to travel to Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the Grand Prix that was held the same month. (Facebook page, 25 Apr 2019; nemzetisport.hu, 25 Apr 2019)

He suffered an injury to the big toe on his right foot at the 2018 World Cup event in Warsaw, Poland. The problem took several months to heal. (olimpia.hu, 17 May 2018; blikk.hu, 26 Feb 2018)

Awards and honours He and his national sabre teammates were named Team of the Year for 2023 in the individual sport category at the Sportsman of the Year awards in Hungary. (Facebook page, 09 Jan 2024; hunfencing.hu, 08 Jan 2024)

In 2021 he received the Hungarian Golden Cross of Merit in recognition of his performance at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (origo.hu, 15 Oct 2021)

Ambitions To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (m4sport.hu, 17 Jan 2023)

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