Budapesti VSC (men's water polo)

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Budapesti Vasutas Sport Club
Nickname Vasutasok (The Railwaymen)
Founded 1949
League OB I
Based in Budapest, Hungary
Arena Szőnyi út
Colors      blue and      yellow
President Ágnes Zsoldos
Head coach Tamás Märcz
Website www.bvscvizilabda.hu

Budapesti Vasutas Sport Club is a water polo club from Budapest, Hungary. The team competes in the Országos Bajnokság I.

Naming history[edit]

  • Budapesti Lokomotív (Bp. Lokomotív): (1949–1954)
  • Bp. Törekvés: (1955–1956)
    • BVSC: (1957–1991/92)
  • BVSC-Schiller Opel: (1991/92–1992/93) - the first naming sponsor of BVSC
  • BVSC-Westel: (1992/93–1997/98)
  • BVSC-Brendon: (1997/98–2003/04)
  • BVSC-Turbo: (2003/04–2004/05)
    • BVSC: (2004/05–2007/08)
  • BVSC-Atlantis Casino: (2007/08–2008/09)
    • BVSC-Zugló: (2008/09–2013/14)
  • BVSC-Wáberer Hungária-Zugló: (2013/14–2015)
    • BVSC-Zugló: (2016)
  • MKB-Euroleasing-BVSC-Zugló: (2017– )

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

Gold medal blank.svg Champions (7): 1966, 1984–85, 1986–87, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99
Silver medal blank.svg Runners-up (9): 1962, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985–86, 1992–93, 1999–00, 2000–01
Bronze medal blank.svg Third place (6): 1958, 1980, 1993–94, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04
Gold medal with cup.svg Winners (5): 1982, 1986–87, 1994–95, 1999–00, 2002–03
Silver medal with cup.svg Finalist (4): 1958, 1959, 1983, 1984
  • Szuperkupa (Super Cup of Hungary); Championship vs. Cup winner
Gold medal with cup.svg Winners (): 2003

European competitions[edit]

Runners-up (1): 1985–86
Semi-finalist (1): 2001–02
Runners-up (2): 1983–84, 1995–96

Current squad[edit]

Season 2017–18

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1 Hungary Zsolt Györke (1986-03-12) March 12, 1986 (age 32) Goalkeeper
2 Hungary Károly Czigány (1984-10-31) October 31, 1984 (age 33)
3 Hungary Miklós Csapó (1993-01-21) January 21, 1993 (age 25)
4 Hungary Bence Szabó (1996-02-29) February 29, 1996 (age 22)
5 Hungary Kristóf Várnai (1995-08-15) August 15, 1995 (age 23)
6 Hungary Béla Török (1990-03-23) March 23, 1990 (age 28)
7 Hungary Krisztián Létay (c) (1983-02-09) February 9, 1983 (age 35)
8 Hungary Ferenc Ambrus (1986-12-09) December 9, 1986 (age 31)
9 Hungary Péter Kovács (1991-05-16) May 16, 1991 (age 27)
10 Hungary Mátyás Pásztor (1987-02-20) February 20, 1987 (age 31)
11 Hungary Csaba Mészáros (1994-10-05) October 5, 1994 (age 23)
12 Hungary Péter Sugár (1999-03-20) March 20, 1999 (age 19)
13 Hungary Norbert Mátyok (1996-06-15) June 15, 1996 (age 22)
14 Hungary Dániel Szakonyi (1994-03-01) March 1, 1994 (age 24) Goalkeeper

Staff[edit]

Technical Staff
Section Chairman Hungary Ágnes Zsoldos
Section leader Hungary Csaba Mészáros
Head Coach Hungary Levente Szűcs

Recent seasons[edit]

As of 20 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 2 2 2
3 3 3 3 3
4
5 5 5 5
6 6 6
7 7 7 7
8 8 8 8 8
9 9 9 9 9
10 10 10
11 11
12 12

In European competition[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1966-67 Champions Cup Quarter-final round Italy Pro Recco 2–3 3rd
East Germany Dinamo Magdeburg 5–5
Sweden Tunafors Eskilstuna 3–1
1985-86 Champions Cup
Silver medal blank.svg Finalist
Quarter-final round West Germany Spandau 04 4–11 2nd Arrow-up.png
Netherlands Alphen 10–3
Italy Posillipo 9–8
Semi Final Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jug Dubrovnik 10-7 6-6 16–13
Final West Germany Spandau 04 9-7 4-7 13–14
1987-88 Champions Cup Quarter Final West Germany Spandau 04 9-7 8-13 17–20
1996-97 Champions League Preliminary round
Blue pog.svg Blue Group
Spain Barcelona 7–9 8–9 3rd
Croatia HAVK Mladost 9–12 6–8
Slovakia NCHZ Nováky 11–10 10–9
1997-98 Champions League Preliminary round
Blue pog.svg Blue Group
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bečej 13–14 4–8 4th
Croatia HAVK Mladost 8–7 8–9
Russia Spartak Volgograd 8–8 5–8
1998-99 Champions League Preliminary round
Blue pog.svg Blue Group
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bečej 7–7 6–9 3rd
Italy Posillipo 7–6 8–9
Greece Vouliagmeni 11–5 7–9
1999-00 Champions League
Bronze medal blank.svg Third place
Preliminary round
Blue pog.svg Blue Group
Croatia POŠK 6–5 6–6 1st Arrow-up.png
Greece Olympiacos 6–6 9–9
France Olympic Nice 9–4 5–4
Semi Final (F4) Croatia HAVK Mladost 4–6
Bronze match (F4) Croatia POŠK 13–7
2000-01 Cup Winners' Cup
Quarter-final Croatia POŠK 8-6 10-4 18–10
Semi-final Spain Barceloneta 10-7 8-12 18–19
2001-02 LEN Cup
Quarter-final Spain Real Canoe 11-9 7-8 18–17
Semi-final Italy Leonessa 10-10 6-9 16–19
2003-04 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group C)
Croatia HAVK Mladost 8–7 11–13 3rd
France Olympic Nice 11–8 8–8
Serbia and Montenegro Primorac Kotor 8–9 1–8
2016-17 Euro Cup Quarter-final Italy Sport Management 13-14 6-11 19–25
2018-19 Euro Cup

Notable former players[edit]

Olympic champions[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]