There is something to be proud of in Sports City, and now it is the focus of the 19th FINA World Championships in Sopron – Cyberpress

Lever Sopron Swimming Pool / Photo: cyberpress.hu . Archive

There is something to be proud of about Sopron. The city is now famous not only for the legendary loyalty, but also for the success of the women’s basketball team in the history of sports. However, the gaze of the locals is now focused on the swimming pools. From June 17, the entire country will be burning in the fever of the 19th FIFA World Cup.

The most loyal city already had a festive atmosphere in the spring, after Sopron Basket’s women’s basketball team was the first Hungarian team to lift the Euroleague, then take home the 15th Hungarian Championship title.

In addition to the highly regarded basketball, water sports also have a long history in Sopron, where the European Junior Water Polo Championship was held in 1992. Thirty years later, from June 20 to 25, the sport will return to the bottom of the Alps, to the Lővér pool which It seats 1,300, which was delivered just a year ago.

The 19th FIFA World Cup Aquatics Championships (FINA) will host Group C matches in both disciplines at the city’s new sports complex. For the women, the best shirts from Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan and New Zealand, men from South Africa, Canada, Spain and defending champion Italy, will jump right in.

In the second richest settlement in terms of monuments, the region’s largest light music event during the World Cup provides a special experience for those arriving in Sopron. Fans will be able to catch up on matches at the VOLT Festival from June 21-25.

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The Traffic policy changes To avoid parking difficulties, organizers recommend that anyone attending the programs arrive at the Lővér pool by public transport.

Between 17 June and 3 July 2022, Budapest will host the 19th FIFA World Cup Championship along with three rural cities, Szeged, Debrecen and Sopron. Tickets are still available in limited numbers at On the official website of the 19th FIFA World Cup (FINA).

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