Aron Szilagyi is a Hungarian sabre fencer. This stellar fencer Áron Szilágyi has performed in numerous national events and has also represented the country on numerous occasions. The Olympian has remained the team world champion, two-time Olympic champion, and also European champion.
Aron Szilagyi was born on 14 January 1990, in Budapest, Hungary. It makes him 31 years old as of today. His father’s name is Gabor Szilagyi and his mother’s name is Gaborne Szilagyi. Furhter, she has a sister named Fruzsina Szilagyi. He holds Hungarian nationality. According to astrology, Capricorn is his zodiac sign.
Talking about his educational background, he completed his schooling at a local school in his hometown. He later went to Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest. He has not disclosed the degree in which he has graduated.
Aron is an athlete by profession, specialized in fencing. This Hungarian sabre fencer was first introduced in the game by his mother. He has then represented his country in lots of international arenas and also performed in national events. He began fencing at age of nine at Vasas SC in Budapest. The fencer got the opportunity to be in the national time at a young age. He joined the senior Hungarian team for the 2007 World Fencing Championships in St. Petersberg.
The following year, he performed his debut Olympic in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. But, his performance came short of any medals. The following year he won bronze in World Fencing Championships in Antalya. Likewise, the 2011 European Fencing Championships saw him winning another bronze.
During his successful journey, he qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. There, he won a gold medal for Hungary in the London Olympics. He also claimed the first spot in the Continental title in Montreux in the 2014-2015 season. Moreover, in the 2016 Rio Olympics, he won his second gold in Olympics. And in the recent Tokyo Olympics 2020, he was able to bag third gold defeating Luigi Samele in the final. While he also grabbed bronze in the team event with his Hungarian team.
Net worth and Achievement
Aron is a successful athlete, who has given many award-winning stellar performances. Other than many medals, he has also won Male Athlete of the Year in Hungary in 2016. Further, he was also named as an honorary citizen in 2012 of both Budapest and Hevizgyork. Similarly, he was also acknowledged as Hungarian Fencer of the year in 2011 and 2012. He has also been awarded; Order of Merit of Hungary – Officer’s Cross (2012), Order of Merit of Hungary – Commander’s Cross in 2016.
He is also living a luxurious and comfortable life. His main source of income is from being a professional fencer. The net worth of this fencer is about $1.5 million US Dollars as of 2021.
Aron has a very focused and industrious personality. He has a good marriage relationship with Beata Szanto. They took marriage vows with each other in the year 2017. He is straight regarding gender choices. Further, he has not been involved in any other controversies.
Body measurement & Social media
Aron Szilagyi has maintained a good physique and healthy body. The athlete has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. He has a weight of around 78 kg. However, there are not reports yet claiming the exact body measurement of Aron. Further, the color of his hair is black and he also has black-colored eyes.
Aron is also active in social media via different platforms. His Instagram account @szilagyi_aron has 27.2k followers. Furthermore, he has more than 47k followers follow his official Facebook account, Szilagyi Aron.