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Szilárd JANSIK
Sport Water Polo
NOC Hungary   
GenderMen
Born06 Apr 1994 in Cegléd, HUN
Height1.93 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Szeged, HUN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Hungarian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing water polo at age six.
Why this sport?
"I immediately liked the atmosphere I dropped into and I thought I would want to do it more seriously when I was an adult. It was during that period that we were able to follow the legendary Hungarian water polo team that won Olympic gold, which gave me extra motivation."
Club / Team
Ferencvarosi TC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Zsolt Varga [club], HUN; Tamas Marcz [national], HUN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Centre back
General Interest
Nicknames
Szili (vlv.hu, 03 Jul 2019)
Hobbies
Tennis, foot tennis, table tennis. (vlv.hu, 03 Jul 2019)
Injuries
Injury meant he was unable to compete at the 2018 European Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (edutus.hu, 01 Jan 2019)
Famous relatives
His older brother David has represented Hungary in water polo and was part of the team that claimed gold at the 2018 World Cup in Berlin, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Feb 2020; waterpolo.hu, 10 May 2019)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied at Edutus University in Tatabanya, Hungary. (edutus.hu, 07 Sep 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2022 Budapest, HUN Team  
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Berlin, GER Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2020 Budapest, HUN Team