Daniel Gyurta is a Hungarian swimmer, who won the olimpic games once, Europian championship twice and world championship three-times. He is the most successfull Hungarian swimmer, who is still active.
Daniel Gyurta offered the copy of his gold medal which he got in London to the family of Dale Oen, the Norwegian swimmer, who died in April, 2012.
Dale Oen won gold medal on the 2011 Shanghaii World Championship, was a probable winner of the summer games of London. The Norwegian and the Hungarian boys were friends, so Gyurta’s offer was wholehearted.
He earned many important state honours (2004,2010,2012) The Hungarian swimmer of the year(2004, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013) The Hungarian sportsman of the year(2009, 2012, 2013) The award of the Hungarian Fair Play Committee (2013) The Fair Play Award of the UNESCO (2013) Awards he earned