Budapesti Honvéd SE (men's water polo)

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Racionat Honvéd
Founded 1950
League OB I
Based in Budapest, Hungary
Arena Kőér Street Swimming Pool
Capacity: 700
Colors          
President Lajos Fodor
Head coach Lajos Vad
Championships 6
Website honved-vizilabda.hu

Budapesti Honvéd Sport Egyesület is a Hungarian water polo club, that is part of the Budapest-based multi-sports club with the same name. Founded in 1950, they won six Hungarian championships and eight Hungarian cup titles.[1]

In 2004, beside the domestic league success the team also collected the most prestigious continental cup, the LEN Euroleague, and later triumphed over LEN Cup winners CN Barcelona with a scoreline of 10–9 to win the LEN European Supercup.[2]

Since 1 July 2010 the club is officially known as Groupama Honvéd, following the club has agreed on a sponsorship deal with international insurance company Groupama.[3]

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

Gold medal blank.svg Champions (6): 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06
Silver medal blank.svg Runners-up (2): 1967, 2006–07
Bronze medal blank.svg Third place (11): 1950, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1965, 1968, 1982, 1998–99*, 1999–00, 2007–08, 2008–09
Gold medal with cup.svg Winners (8): 1953, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1979, 1998–99, 2006, 2010
Silver medal with cup.svg Finalist (8): 1955, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 2011
  • Szuperkupa (Super Cup of Hungary); Championship vs. Cup winner
Gold medal with cup.svg Winners (): 2005

European competitions[edit]

Winners (1): 2003–04
Semi-finalist (1): 2010–11
Runners-up (1): 1980–81
Winners (1): 2004

Current squad[edit]

Season 2016–2017

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1 Hungary Attila Decker (1987-08-25) August 25, 1987 (age 30) Goalkeeper
2 Hungary Bálint Kiss (1996-04-12) April 12, 1996 (age 22)
3 Hungary Tamás Gyárfás (1994-08-24) August 24, 1994 (age 23)
4 Hungary Tibor Fazekas (1992-07-22) July 22, 1992 (age 25) Wing R
5 Hungary Bendegúz Tóth (1993-02-06) February 6, 1993 (age 25)
6 Hungary Róbert Fejős (1994-03-22) March 22, 1994 (age 24)
7 Hungary dr. Gergely Kiss (c) (1977-09-21) September 21, 1977 (age 40) Right Wing L
8 Hungary Márton Szívós (1981-08-19) August 19, 1981 (age 36) Wing R
9 Hungary Roland Zsolt Simon (1992-09-01) September 1, 1992 (age 25)
10 Hungary Balázs Kalanovics (1995-06-01) June 1, 1995 (age 23)
11 Hungary Pál Irmes (1997-01-01) January 1, 1997 (age 21)
12 Hungary Adrián Simon (1986-08-24) August 24, 1986 (age 31)
13 Japan Yusuke Shimizu (1988-09-07) September 7, 1988 (age 29) Centre Forward
14 Croatia Borna Duvnjak-Starčević (1996-01-21) January 21, 1996 (age 22) Goalkeeper

Technical staff[edit]

  • Hungary Technical Director: István Vincze
  • Hungary Head Coach: Lajos Vad
  • Hungary Youth Coach: Imre Tóth
  • Hungary Team Doctor: Antal Gábor, MD
  • Hungary Physiotherapist: Tamás Klenyán

Recent seasons[edit]

As of 18 May 2018.

Rankings in OB I[edit]

P. 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2 2
3 3 3 3 3
4 4 4 4
5 5
6 6 6
7 7
8 8 8
9 9 9
10
11
12 12 12
13 13

In European competition[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2001-02 Champions League
Silver medal blank.svg Finalist
Preliminary round
Red pog.svg Red Group
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bečej 12–7 11–8 2nd Arrow-up.png
Russia Dynamo Moscow 13–4 9–10
Croatia Jug Dubrovnik 10–7 6–9
Semi Final (F4) Italy Posillipo 9–8
Final (F4) Greece Olympiacos 7–9
2002-03 Champions League
Silver medal blank.svg Finalist
Preliminary round
Red pog.svg Red Group
Croatia HAVK Mladost 11–11 11–10 1st Arrow-up.png
Greece Olympiacos 6–4 12–7
France Olympic Nice 8–5 10–7
Semi Final (F4) Germany Spandau 04 11–6
Final (F4) Italy Pro Recco 4–9
2003-04 Euroleague
Gold medal blank.svg Winner
Preliminary round
(Group D)
Serbia and Montenegro Jadran Herceg Novi 6–6 5–6 2nd Arrow-up.png
Croatia Jug Dubrovnik 8–5 11–12
Russia Spartak Volgograd 13–11 4–4
Quarter Final Hungary Vasas 8-8 7-6 15–14
Semi Final (F4) Croatia Primorje Rijeka 7–6
Final (F4) Serbia and Montenegro Jadran Herceg Novi 7–6
2004-05 Euroleague
Silver medal blank.svg Finalist
Preliminary round
(Group D)
Greece Olympiacos 11–4 7–4 2nd Arrow-up.png
Russia Šturm 2002 12–8 15–11
Italy Leonessa 12–8 3–7
Quarter Final Russia Spartak Volgograd 13-6 12-8 25–14
Semi Final (F4) Croatia Jug Dubrovnik 10–9 (aet)
Final (F4) Italy Posillipo 8–9 (aet)
2005-06 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group A)
Germany Spandau 04 16–8 13–7 2nd Arrow-up.png
Italy Posillipo 14–9 8–9
Croatia HAVK Mladost 12–10 10–13
Quarter Final Italy Pro Recco 7-12 8-11 15–23
2006-07 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group D)
Spain Barceloneta 12–8 13–14 1st Arrow-up.png
Italy Posillipo 15–7 13–10
Greece Panionios 13–11 15–3
Quarter Final Greece Olympiacos 9-11 9-11 18–22
2007-08 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group C)
Croatia Jug Dubrovnik 11–10 5–10 3rd
Hungary Vasas 5–6 8–8
Greece Panionios 9–4 12–8
2008-09 Euroleague elimination in Second qualifying round
2008-09 LEN Cup Last 16 Greece Vouliagmeni 12-3 12-8 24–11
Quarter-final Russia Sintez Kazan 7-7 8-9 15–16
2009-10 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group C)
Greece Olympiacos 12–10 6–10 4th
Serbia Partizan 6–9 7–12
Montenegro Budva 6–10 6–14
2010-11 LEN Cup Last 16 Slovakia Hornets Košice 14-8 2-5 16–13
Quarter-final Romania CSM Oradea 12-9 11-12 23–21
Semi-final Greece Panionios 12-9 6-11 18–20
2011-12 Euro Cup Last 16 Italy Savona 12-10 10-14 22–24

Notable former players[edit]

Olympic champions[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Szakosztály" (in Hungarian). Honvéd Water Polo. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Szuperkupa-győztes a Domino-Honvéd" (in Hungarian). Origo. 6 November 2004. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Szponzorok – Groupama" (in Hungarian). Honvéd Water Polo. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 

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