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ORBÁN MEETS FINA HEAD

 

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Husain Al-Musallam, the head of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), in Budapest, ahead of the start of the 2022 World Aquatics Championships held between June 17 and July 3, the prime minister’s press chief said on Friday. Budapest was appointed host of the games in February after Fukuoka, Japan, stepped back, citing the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Events will take place in Budapest, Debrecen, Sopron and Szeged, and will host some 2,300 athletes in five disciplines, Bertalan Havasi said. Budapest last hosted a world aquatics championship in 2017.