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Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 Budapest-Balatonfüred

President: Miklós Seszták

Co-President: Mr. Tamás Gyárfás, Vice President of the International Swimming Federation

Secretary: Éva Szántó, Executive Director of Bp2017 World Championship Organising and Managing Nonprofit LLC


  • Pintér Sándor, Minister of Interior
  • Szijjártó Péter, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Varga Mihály, Minister for National Economy
  • Balog Zoltán, Minister of Human Capacities
  • Tarlós István, Mayor of Budapest, Patron of the Event
  • Fürjes Balázs, Government Commissioner, responsible for top priority investments in Budapest

Permanent invitees:

  • Representatives of all political parties having an independent fraction at the Parliament

The main task of the Committee is to monitor and to coordinate the preparations and organization of the WCH, particularly to initiate the necessary measures and to secure the cooperation between the Government, the local governments and the professional sport organizations.

  1. Bp2017 World Championship Organising and Managing Nonprofit LLC

The main task of the 100% state-owned company is to handle all the organizational, operational and management issues during the 2017 World Championships as the working body of the OC. Its executive director occupies the post of the OC Secretary, thus he will act as the contact point within the OC for FINA and its Agent on all organizational, operational and management issues.

Company data:

Name: Bp2017 World Championships Organising and Managing Non-profit LLC 

(short version: Bp2017 Nonprofit LLC)

VAT number: HU25295887

Executive director: Éva Szántó

Address:  Budapest Olympic Center – Alfréd Hajós National Swimming Pool and Tamás Széchy Swimming Pool,

1138 Budapest Hajós Alfréd sétány 1.


Bp2017 is in the sole position to sign any agreement, contract concerning the organisation, the operation and the management of the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships, as well it will be responsible for all concerning financial activity. The departments of Bp2017 are installed, and the firm is already operational