Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Antal Bolvári, Hungarian water polo player, Died at 86

Antal Bolvári was born on May 6, 1932, in Kaposvár and died on January 8, 2019.

He was a Hungarian water polo player.

 In 1952, Antal Bolvári competed Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.

He was a member of the Hungarian team that won the gold medal in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki.

Bolvári competed in six matches and scored one goal.

At the Melbourne Olympics four years after the fact, he was again an individual from the Hungarian group that won the gold decoration.

Bolvári played in four matches and scored two objectives, incorporating one in the notorious Blood in the Water coordinate against the USSR in the title round, held fourteen days after the Soviets had squashed the 1956 Hungarian uprising.

Bolvári was one of a few Hungarian competitors who abandoned toward the West in the repercussions of the Melbourne amusements.

Bolvári later came back to Hungary, where he kept on playing and, later, mentor at the club and national dimensions. He kicked the bucket in Budapest, because of what his family depicted as "a since quite a while ago, undisclosed disease.

Antal Bolvári passed away at 86 years old.

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