Krisztina Egerszegi

Krisztina Egerszegi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Krisztina Egerszegi is a Hungarian former world record holding swimmer and one of the greatest Hungarian Olympic champions of the modern era. She is a three time Olympian (1988, 1992 and 1996) and five time Olympic champion; and one of two individuals to have ever won the same swimming event at 3 consecutive Summer Olympics. She held the world record in the long course 200 m backstroke for almost 17 years (August 1991-February 2008), after setting it at the 1991 European Championships (2:06.62). As of June 2009, that time remains the European and Hungarian records. It is the oldest record on the European list, and the second-oldest on the Hungarian list-Egerszegi's former world record in the 100 m backstroke (1:00.31), set 3 days prior to the 200 m backstroke, is the oldest.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136662337
  • 9786136662336