Éva Risztov comes home

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Hundreds of people greeted Éva Risztov who captured the Olympic gold in women’s 10K marathon swim yesterday.She arrived to the airport of Debrecen at 9:40 this morning, waving the Hungarian flag and her gold medal. from the pilot’s cabin. The first to greet were her grandparents. Then representatives of the local government, the university and leaders of the airport congratulated on her incredible success.

Fans could take free buses to the airport to meet the 26-year old winner. They greeted her shouting and sang the National Anthem. Like she said, this love of the fans is much harder to bear than it was to swim that 10 km.

Photos: Zsolt Czeglédi (MTI).

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