Film portrait of Olympic fencing champion Szilagyi screened in NY

A film about 3-times Olympic fencing champion Aron Szilagyi has been screened at the Hungarian Consulate General in New York, and the head of the United States Fencing Association and American athletes were among those who viewed the portrait and sports documentary directed by ...

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Film portrait of Olympic fencing champion Szilagyi screened in NY

A film about 3-times Olympic fencing champion Aron Szilagyi has been screened at the Hungarian Consulate General in New York, and the head of the United States Fencing Association and American athletes were among those who viewed the portrait and sports documentary directed by ...