The Hungarian Diána Igaly, Olympic, European and world shooting champion, died this Friday of Covid-19 at 56 years of age, reported the Hungarian Shooting Sports Federation.
The family of the champion in the Athens Olympics in 2004 ireported Tuesday that Igaly had been hospitalized after contracting coronavirus.
Igaly won his first international gold in 1990 at the Moscow World Cup, followed by Milan 1994, Barcelona 1998 and Lahti 2002, all in skeet mode. He also won five European championships.
During his career He won two Olympic medals, the bronze in Sydney 2000 and the gold in Athens 2004.
He was a member of the Hungarian Olympic Committee since 2012. The following year she was elected president of the Hungarian Shooting Sports Federation.
Igaly received several decorations such as the cross of Hungarian Gold Merit (2000) and the Republic Cross of Merit (2004), while in 2005 Athens granted her the title of honorary citizen.
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