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Soma VOGEL
Sport Water Polo
NOC Hungary   
GenderMen
Born07 Jul 1997 in Budapest, HUN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Hungarian
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Ferencvarosi TC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Zsolt Varga [club], HUN; Tamas Marcz [national], HUN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goalkeeper
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (24.hu, 27 Jan 2020)
Famous relatives
His father Zsolt played water polo for Hungarian club Ujpesti TE in the 1990s, helping the team win the LEN Cup. His older brother Simon has also represented Hungary in water polo at junior level and was part of the team that won gold at the 2014 World Youth Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. (waterpolo.hu, 01 Jun 2019; 24.hu, 27 Jan 2020; SportsDeskOnline, 26 Feb 2020)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nemzetisport.hu, 26 Dec 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
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  
8 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team