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FISU GALA: FISU Fair Play (Pics+Video)

Athlete, sports manager and physician Jenő Kamuti was named the recipient of the Fair Play Award during the FISU GALA Awarding Ceremony which is currently taking place in Kazan.


www.youtube.com/watch (Dr. Jenő Kamuti at 14:09)


Oleg Matytsin, FISU 1st Vice President and Russian Student Sports Union President, congratulated the winner and handed him the trophy.

"University sport is not only about tough competition and battle for medals but first of all about fair, just and friendly play," said Oleg Matytsin. For his part, Jenő Kamuti expressed hope that the Summer Universiade that will come to Kazan next year will be a perfect example of fair play.

Jenő Kamuti was born on 17 September, 1937 in Budapest, Hungary. He's medical doctor, surgeon by profession. Four-time Universiade individual gold medalist in foil fencing (Torino 1959, Sofia 1961, Porto Alegre 1963 and Budapest 1965), two-time Olympic individual silver medalist in foil (1968 Mexico City - 1972 Munich), team world champion in foil 1957, team physician of the Hungarian Olympic team – it's not even half of the list to all the achievements of Jenő Kamuti.

He's been President of the International Fair Play Committee (C.I.F.P.) since 2000, acted as Member of the International Fair Play Committee from 1977 to 2000 and is recipient of the International Fair Play Committee's Fair Play Trophy for his sports career (1977).

All in all, Dr. Kamuti participated at 20 IOC organised Olympic Games both as an athlete and as a sports leader.

(Source: Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate)