Hungary presents annual volleyball awards


It was a memorable ceremony for Hungarian volleyball

Budapest, Hungary, December 29, 2014 - The Hungarian Volleyball Federation closed the year with an award ceremony to honor the best for 2014, as well as to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the country’s participation in the inaugural Olympic volleyball tournament in Tokyo and the 20th anniversary of the men’s gold and the women’s silver medals from the World Master Games.In the presence of a large number of distinguished guests, present and former volleyball players and officials and CEV Senior Vice President Aleksandar Boricic as the guest of honor, Hungarian Volleyball Federation President Csaba Poor opened the ceremony, which then continued with the presentation of the awards.Ferenc Schadekne and Sandor Hoboth received plaques and medals for exemplary service to Hungarian volleyball.  The 1964 Olympic players received an honorable mention: Tatar Mihaly, Galos Laszlo, Prouza Otto, Janosi Ferenc, Lantos Csaba, Tuske Ferenc, Florian Tibor, Ivancso Vilmos, Kangyalka Antal, Czafik Bela, Molnar Istvan and Bodo Gabor.The Hungarian women’s national team received the award of the Federation Committee.  The team members and staff are: Dobi Edina, Szakmary Greta, Horvath Dora, Kotel Zsanett, Levai Vivien, Liliom Rita, Pallag Agnes, Sandor Renata, Szeles Petra, Szombathelyi Szandi, Talas Zsuzsanna, Vacsi Evelin, Csengeri Petra, Dekany Bernadett, Miklai Zsanett, Nagy Eszter, Soos Nikolett, head coach Jan de Brandt, assistant coaches Nagyne Metrai Veronika and Toma Sandor, physiotherapist Schonfeld Tamas, statistician Hiervarter Akos, doctor Dobos Jozsef and team manager Nemeth Lajos.Special birthday greetings were made for 60-year-old Dudas Andras, Csapo Gabriella, Fodor Akos, Hoboth Sandor, Huszar Ferenc, Nemeth Lajos, Szloboda Zsuzsanna, Sinka Laszlo and Goczi Istvan, 70-year-old Csemak Jozsef, Garamvolgyi Matyas, Hazsikne Fekete Judit, Maroth Attila, Nagy Sandor, Toth Istvan, Szabo Peter, Zvara Jozsef, Borosnyai Sandor and Kovacs Jozsef, 75-year-old Imre Leleszi, 80-year-old Beslityne Kovacs Erzsebet, Mossne Somogyi Eszter and Nagy Jeno, and 85-year-old Juhaszne Koska Anna, Kaposvari Gyorgy, Vad Dezso and Borovitz Tamas.Members of the 1994 World Master Games gold medal winning men's team were commemorated Buzek Laszlo, David Laszlo, Demeter Gyorgy, Fodor Akos, Gyori Attila, Hoboth Sandor, Lukacs Gyorgy, Mondi Jozsef, Nagy Istvan, Stevik Peter and Tatar Mihaly, as well as the silver-winning women’s team:  Biszku Eva, Biszku Zsuzsanna, Csuka Eva, Lengyel Gabriella, Levai Ilona and Szelesne Szabo Lidia.Hungary’s best of the year awards:Women’s coach: Mihaly Kormos
Men’s coach: Sasa Nedeljkovic
Female volleyball player: Zsuzsanna Talas
Male volleyball player: Krisztian Padar
Male beach volleyball player: Tamas Kaszap
Female beach volleyball player: Szandra Szombathelyi
Junior women's coach: Marta Halasz
Junior men’s coach: Zsolt Verebelyi
Junior female player: Zsofia Gyimes
Junior male player: Roland Torok
Junior male beach volleyball player: Dominik Laczi
Junior female beach volleyball player: Flora Sebestyen