Újpesti TE

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Újpesti TE
Full name Újpesti Torna Egylet
Nicknames Lilák (Purples)
Founded 16 June 1885
Colours           Purple, White
Chairman István Őze
Website Újpesti TE

Újpesti Torna Egylet (Újpesti TE or UTE) is a Hungarian sports society, based in Újpest, Budapest. The club, which was founded in 1885, includes sports sections that represent the club at ice hockey, water polo, women's volleyball, athletics, wrestling, judo, mud wrestling, flatwater canoeing/kayaking, karate, youth football, boxing, modern pentathlon, shooting, gymnastics, triathlon, swimming, fencing and there is even a leisure section and also a section for the club's fans called 'circle of friends' (baráti kör).

The football team Újpest FC is also a part of the Újpesti TE family.

European Competitions[edit]

Sport Teams Status Year
Football Mitropa Cup Winner 1929
Football Coupe des Nations (Predecessor of Champions League) Winner 1930
Football Mitropa Cup Winner 1939
Football Mitropa Cup Finalist 1967
Football Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Finalist 1968–69
Water Polo LEN Cup Winner 1992–93
Water Polo European Cup Winner 1993–94
Water Polo LEN Super Cup Winner 1994
Water Polo European Cup Finalist 1994–95
Water Polo European Cup Finalist 1995–96
Water Polo LEN Cup Winner 1996–97
Water Polo LEN Cup Winner 1998–99


Sport Teams
Football pictogram.svg Football Újpest FC - since 1885
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Újpesti TE (ice hockey) - since 1955
Basketball Galatasaray S.K. (women's basketball)
Wheelchair Basketball Galatasaray S.K. (wheelchair basketball)
Volleyball Galatasaray S.K. (men's volleyball)
Volleyball Galatasaray S.K. (women's volleyball)
Water Polo Galatasaray S.K. (men's water polo)
Water Polo Galatasaray S.K. (women's water polo)
Handball Galatasaray S.K. (handball)
Curling pictogram.svg Curling Újpesti TE (curling) -
Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Újpesti TE (athletics) - since 1901
Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Újpesti TE (boxing) - since 1926
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoe/kayak Újpesti TE (canoeing) - since 1949
Judo pictogram.svg Judo Újpesti TE (judo) -
Karate pictogram.svg Karate Újpesti TE (karate) - 2004
Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Újpesti TE (wrestling) -
Swimming Galatasaray S.K. (swimming)
Superleague Formula Galatasaray S.K. (Superleague Formula team)

Defunct departments[edit]

  • Hanball

Reactivated departments[edit]

  • Tennis 1910
  • Handball 1926
İstanbul Championship: Winner(8) 1945 to 1955[citation needed]
Turkish Championship: Winner(2)[citation needed]

Famous sportsmen[edit]

External links[edit]