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Jan 13, 2017

Szilágyi and Hosszú were selected as Hungary's Male and Female Athlete of the Year

Olympic champions Áron Szilágyi and Katinka Hosszú have been named as Hungary's male and female athletes of the year for 2016

Olympic champions Áron Szilágyi and Katinka Hosszú have been named as Hungary's male and female athletes of the year for 2016.

While, Shane Tusup, Hosszú's husband and swimming coach, received top coaching honors.

According to the Xinhua news agency, the men's selected soccer team was picked as best sports team, and goalkeeper Gábor Király won the honor of best male soccer player. Zsanett Jakobfi became top female soccer player.

Swimmer Tamás Tóth was chosen top male disabled athlete and wheelchair fencer Zsuzsanna Krajnyák was honored as best female.

Sándor Beliczay was voted top coach of disabled athletes for coaching wheelchair fencing. The women's wheelchair fencing team was voted top disabled team.