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Boglarka Kapas Feeling "Good", Dryland Training After Positive COVID-19 Test
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April 4, 2020— After revealing that she had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 31, Hungarian world champion Boglarka Kapas is still showing no symptoms and is even doing some dryland training at home. Kapas, the 2019 World Champion in the women’s 200 butterfly, was one of nine positive tests that came out of Hungarian Swimming’s training camps. “I still feel good,” wrote the 26-year-old in an Instagram post on Friday . “Training is also important during home quarantine, now instead of water, I pace on land, thus also fighting the virus.” Prior to winning the World Championship title last summer, ...
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Hungary Suspends Training Through April 15 After Coronavirus Outbreak
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April 2, 2020— The Hungarian Swimming Federation has suspended training for Hungarian swimmers who have been abroad after 9 National Team members tested positive for COVID-19. Hungary announced the move in a press release yesterday. Much of the Hungarian National Team was training abroad in Thailand, and since returning to Hungary, nine people (including national team swimmers and staff members) had tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. Hungary has been testing its athletes and national team staff, requiring two negative tests at least three days apart before granting access to one of five na ...
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Katinka Hosszu and Team Iron Donate 1.5 Million Forints to Coronavirus Research
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April 2, 2020— Hungarian Olympic icon Katinka Hosszu alongside Iron Swim partners Máté Gelencsér and Tamás Batházi recently donated a total of 1.5 million Hungarian forints (roughly $4,500 USD) to the research of the novel coronavirus. Iron Swim Budapest, not to be confused with the Budapest-based club Iron of the International Swimming League, is Hosszu’s club team and was named for her “Iron Lady” moniker. Hosszu, Gelencsér, and Batházi donated the money on the recommendation of Iron Swim team doctor Dr. Béla Merkely. The 1.5 million forints pooled by the three swimmers was given to the Semmelwei ...
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Hungarian Swimming Braced For Bad News After Kapas & Kozma Test Positive For Coronavirus On Swim Camps
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March 31, 2020— Hungarian swimming is bracing itself for more positive coronavirus-COVID-19 tests after and Dominik Kozma tested positive following training camps with teammates. The Hungarian swimming federation arranged checks for all members of the national squad wishing to continue to have access to pools, at home or on overseas camps. Kapas and Kozma had been on training camps overseas, Kapas in South Africa, Kozma in Turkey. Neither have shown any symptoms of COVID-19 but they could develop them, while the importance of placing them in quarantine is clear: even if they do not become ill themse ...
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World 200m Butterfly Champion Boglarka Kapas Announces Positive Test For Coronavirus
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March 31, 2020— Boglarka Kapas , who won bronze in the 800m freestyle at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, has announced she has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Hungarian, who also won gold in the 200m butterfly at last year’s World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, revealed the news on Instagram, saying: “I’ve (been) tested positive for Covid19. I don’t have any symptoms yet and that’s why it’s important for you to know that even if you feel healthy you can spread the virus. please be careful, stay at home and stay healthy.❤️” Kapas’ positive test follows the news last w ...
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Hungarian Swimming Reports 9 Positive Tests for COVID-19 at Training Camps
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March 31, 2020— News that additional Hungarian swimmers have tested positive for COVID-19 is rolling in after world champion Boglarka Kapas announced her positive test. The Hungarian Swimming Federation released a statement saying that nine people, including National Team swimmers and staff members, had tested positive as of Tuesday night. All individuals were tested as part of Hungarian Swimming’s training camps – swimmers and staff members have to test negative twice before entering any of the five national facilities that have r eportedly been made available. As part of that protocol, Dominik Koz ...
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World Champion Boglarka Kapas Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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March 31, 2020— Last week we reported that 2012 Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh announced that he has been battling a case of coronavirus -caused COVID-19 . The 31-year old South African was the first elite swimmer to publicly reveal that they have been infected by the disease that has grown into a global pandemic. Just days later, additional cases are coming to light, as 26-year-old Hungarian Boglarka Kapas revealed she has tested positive for the virus. “I’ve been tested positive for Covid19. I don’t have any symptoms yet and that’s why it’s important for you to know that even if you f ...
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2020 FINA Champions Series - Shenzhen: Day 2 Live Recap
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Jan. 15, 2020— After a narrow victory over Sun Yang on Day 1 in the 200 free, Lithuanian Danas Rapsys will rematch the crowd favorite on Day 2 in Shenzhen in the 400.
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2019 World Champs Preview: Women's 800 Free is Still a Race for Silver
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July 15, 2019— Katie Ledecky is the World #1 this season at 8:10.70 -- that's already faster than the time she went to win the last Worlds title in 2017.
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2019 Mare Nostrum - Barcelona: Day 1 Finals Live Recap
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June 15, 2019— Katinka Hosszu will aim to sweep the women's 400 IM across the 2019 Mare Nostrum Tour on day one in Barcelona. She'll also contest the 100 fly.
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Look For Clash Of The Fly Titans In Hungary: Cseh, Milak, Kenderesi
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March 25, 2019— The Hungarian veteran racer Laszlo Cseh will be fighting off both Kristof Milak and Tamas Kendersi in the men's 200m fly this week at Hungarian Nationals.
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Five Swimmers Who Got Their Careers Started at the Youth Olympics - Swimming World News
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Oct. 9, 2018— The 2018 Youth Olympics are going on this week in Argentina with some of the future’s bright stars on display in Buenos Aires. USA Swimming has sent a small contingent
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