Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky Vice Mayor announced at a press conference on Monday that István Tarlós Mayor of Budapest promoted the three-time Olympic champion Katinka Hosszú’s ideas and since now Katinka’s club would be named as Iron Swim Budapest.
The three-time Olympic champion highlighted that she loved Budapest where she had been living since 2012. She would be happy if as many kids as possible got to know the sport she loved so much.
Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky emphasized that Katinka Hosszú’s club did a lot for the youngsters living in the capital, since through her swim school more and more children started to do some sport. She added that in the club competitive sport and recreational sport met and the latter one was even more important, since in 2019 Budapest was the European capital of sport.