Paralympic athletes competing for Hungary at the 2016 Games in Rio De Janeiro, September 7-18, took their oaths at the National Theatre in Budapest on Sunday.
President János Áder greeted the competitors via a letter read out at the ceremony and wished them good luck at the Games.
The Brazilian Ambassador to Hungary, Valter Pecly Moreira, also conveyed his personal greetings to the team and said he had no doubt of their success in Rio, MTI reports today.
László Szabó, head of the Hungarian Paralympics Committee, welcomed Géza Imre, a silver medalist and current world champion in men’s epee, who showed his support for the paralympic team at the event.
This year, Hungary's team consists of 43 members, the largest ever taking part in the competitions.