- 29 Jul 2021 9:45 AM
“Still, nobody died,” the three-time Olympic champion said with a broad smile when she spoke to journalists on Wednesday.
She added: “I feel that I cannot quit like this. I will be there in the 200-metre backstroke event.”
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed support for the swimmer in a comment on Hosszú’s Facebook page, saying “Once a champion, always a champion. Anyone in whose honour the national flag was once hoisted at the Olympics will always remain our champion”.
MTI Photo: Tamás Kovács