An amateur rider but alongside his work, he has been also active in equestrian sport at the highest level on several horses for 15 years. In the national team he is the amateur among the professionals, but he has acquired the best results in 2021.
He has ridden in Austria, Bulgaria and Romania on several horses in the Nations Cup. He finished second at this year’s World Cup in Šamorín (Slovakia) and Bábolna (Hungary), riding clear rounds, and he also completed perfect rounds at the CSIO Grand Prix in Bulgaria this June.
His horses Ricola (Disco) and Kempo Cento are in excellent form this year. His is coached by István Németh, the chef d’équipe of the Hungarian national team.
Born into an equestrian family, his brother and his parents are also active in the elite sport. He is a professional rider, one of the cornerstones of the Hungarian national team, a rider of great ability.
He has ridden in the Nations Cup more than twenty times and in 2009, he even won the event in Kiskunhalas, Hungary. He participated in the recent European Championships in Rotterdam. He was the most successful Hungarian rider at the 2020 Olympic Qualification Team Event in Budapest.
He has been training and managing his horse, the Dutch-bred Faquitol, to the highest level since he was three years old. In 2019, the horse and rider pair competed for the first time at the current level at the Papp László Budapest Sport Arena. This year in May they finished among the runners-ups at the World Cup in Šamorín, Slovakia.
He is the chef d’équipe of the Hungarian junior national team, and he also works as a coach at his own Világos Riding Centre in Balatonvilágos, where he regularly organises competitions.
He won the Nations Cup in 2019, in Bulgaria. He represented Hungary in team in Athens in a 5* competition. In the Hungarian national championships he has already won team gold, and also silver and bronze individually. In the Masters’ Grand Prix at Szilvásvárad, held on the first weekend of July, he finished with clear rounds on his 11-year-old mare Sanghata.
His father was a show jumping rider as well and he now trains his son from Debrecen. His main sponsor is Gábor Szombati.
One of the most experienced riders of the Hungarian national team who has competed at 150 cm since the age of fourteen. He participated in the European Junior Championships six times, and represented Hungary on more than fifteen occasions as an adult. Throughout Europe, from Barcelona to Copenhagen, he has competed as a Hungarian national team member at Nations Cups on several horses.
He is an athlete and trainer based in Diósgyőr, and his whole family is involved with horses, horse trading, and horse training.
Member of the silver medal-winning team at the 2018 Youth Olympics. In 2019, he was third at the FEI Nations Cup World Final at Opglabbeek, Belgium, at 145 cm. In 2020, he won the Grand Prix in Bábolna and Budapest. After the CSIO in Budapest, he will represent Hungary in the young rider category at the European Junior Championships in Portugal.
He rides JB Koronaőr, a horse bred and owned by his family.