Tibor Cservenyák

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Tibor Cservenyák (born 8 August 1948 in Szolnok) is a Hungarian former water polo player who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics. [1]

Biography

From the age of ten he played water polo for Szolnoki Dózsában, from 1973 for Újpesti Dózsában, and then from 1983 for Volán Sports Club for two years. Between 1970 and 1984 he played 134 times in the Hungarian national team. He was a member of the 1976 Summer Olympics, and won the title of Olympic Champion for the Hungarian team in Montreal.

In 1975, he graduated at the Budapest University of Technology as a chemical engineer, [2] and then was since 1976 water polo coach at the Semmelweis University. After this, he settled in Switzerland, where worked as a chemist. After his retirement, he was coach in Solothurn, Switzerland from 1984 to 1990 and then captain of the Switzerland men's national water polo team until 1992.

His daughter Viktória, now Countess of Bardi, is the wife of Prince Jaime, Count of Bardi.

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tibor Cservenyák". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
  2. OLYMPIANS - website of BME