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Employee from TR Hungary swims across Lake Balaton

TR Hungary employee Csaba Kapuvári has taken part in the 2014 Lake Balaton cross swimming competition on Saturday 19 July 2014.

Lake Balaton is a freshwater lake in the Transdanubian region of Hungary and is the largest lake in Central Europe.
By tradition the 5.2-kilometre competition starts at Révfülöp port and finishes at Platan beach in Balatonboglár with between 10-13,000 people taking part every year.
 
  • Number of participants: 7258
  • Average swim time: 2:50:41
  • First time swimmers: 37.1%
  • Best Female Time: Szücs Bernadett - 1:12:42
  • Men: 70.7%
  • Best Male Time: Rákos Patrik - 1:01:40
  • Women: 29.3%
  • The youngest female swimmer: Duschnig Helena - 9 years
  • Foreigners: 4.1%
  • The youngest male swimmer: Szekeres Norbert - 8 years
  • Number of foreign countries: 31
  • Oldest female swimmer: Csabalik Gyuláné - 80 years
  • Oldest male swimmer: Bela Balint - 83 years​ 

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Employee from TR Hungary swims across Lake Balaton

TR Hungary employee Csaba Kapuvári will be taking part in the 2013 Lake Balaton cross swimming competition on Saturday 13 July 2013. 

Lake Balaton is a freshwater lake in the Transdanubian region of Hungary and is the largest lake in Central Europe. 
By tradition the 5.2-kilometre competition starts at Révfülöp port and finishes at Platan beach in Balatonboglár with between 10-13,000 people taking part every year.
 
UPDATE: Congratulations to Csaba, he completed the swim in a time of 2 hrs and 29 mins. The day was a succes with the following statistics:
 
  • Number of participants: 7740
  • Average float time: 2:50:36
  • First of all swimmers: 40.5%
  • Best Female Time: Harangozó Kitti - 1:11:43
  • Men: 68.9%
  • Best Male Date: Edwin Seres - 1:09:22
  • Women: 31.1%
  • The youngest female swimmer: Vízhányó Blanka - 8 years
  • Foreigners: 2.9%
  • The youngest male swimmer: Predecessor Varga - 8 years
  • Number of foreign countries: 26 
  • Oldest female swimmer: Luke Mary - 76 years old
  • Oldest male swimmer: Bela Balint - 82 years​​

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