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Hungarian swimming head removed

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Budapest, Sep 2: The President of the Hungarian Swimming Association (MUSZ) Gusztav Bienerth was removed from his post during an extraordiry assembly of MUSZ here.

Of the 200 members of the extraordiry assembly, 153 attended the meeting, and 141 voted for the dismissal of Bienerth, while only two voted for him to keep his job and 10 people abstained, according to the Hungarian news agency MTI, reports Xinhua news agency.

“I hoped until the very end that I could continue my work, and even though I do not agree with the decision, of course I accept it,” Bienerth told after the vote.

He took office on January 8, replacing Tamas Gyarfas, who held the position for 24 years. IANS

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