For Athletes

The pool facility isn’t opened for the great public yet. For more information, athletes shall consult their federations.


See here the Duna Arena’s usage policy


World famous swimmers in the pool. Swimming is the most popular Olympic discipline, during the Games for one week the swimming pool is full for sure. Undoubtedly the number of renowned contenders per square metre is the highest by the pool, what is more, nowadays world records are breached one after the other although results achieved with the help of shark-skin swimsuits seemed to be unbeatable.


Powerful shots, body combat, great goals: all in a strange medium, water. A good water polo player is strong as a hockey player, throws accurately like a basketball or volleyball player, has increased physical fitness similarly to a long-distance runner and has the tactical sense of a chess player. This is water polo and we, Hungarians are excellent at this sport.


Ballet in water, in other words, synchronised swimming. An ethereal and feminine discipline where ladies perform various technical elements, patterns to the music on and under the water. Synchronised swimming debuted in the Olympics in 1984. The first synchro tournament for women took place in Berlin in 1891 and a year later a similar event was held for men in London. Back then the discipline was not called synchronised swimming but water ballet or ornamental swimming.


Sometimes it requires to practice a jump for months in order to make sure its stable. In the beginning they repeat jumps 3-5 times, later about 5, 8, 15 times at the trainings so the learning process in this discipline is rather long especially in the 10m event. It takes approximately for a jump to be performed perfectly. So much about the difficulties of diving. There are four different directions in diving and high diving alike: forwards, backwards, dolphin and Auerbach.