Athlete of Day 4

Katinka Hosszu in 10 clicks

December 09th, 2016

Medley queen

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) earned 9 medals at FINA World Championships, including the titles in the 200m IM and 400m IM in Kazan 2015


"I set goals for myself and I’m progressing alongside these. I’m enjoying working hard. I’ve become workaholic. I’m really pleased with the feelings I have after a killer workout."


At the end of the fourth day of competition in Windsor, Hosszu has a total of 32 medals at the highest level: Olympics, 4; World Championships, 9; World Swimming Championships (25m), 19

Iron Lady

Nicknamed "Iron Lady" for her versatility in the pool, Hosszu was born on May 3, 1989 and began swimming at the age of 5, in Baja (HUN). Her father represented Hungary on more than 200 occasions in the basketball national team


Hosszu's first Olympic medals were earned at the Rio 2016 Games. gold in the 100m back, 20m IM and 400m IM, and silver in the 200m back


Hungary HUN
Race 100m IM (25m-pool)
Time 56.67

World Cup star

Hosszu is the women's overall winner of the FINA Swimming World Cup on five consecutive years (2012-2016), having earned 225 gold medals during this period!


Hosszu was the FINA Best Female Swimmer of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016


WR holder and owner of the 10 best all-time performances in this event, Hosszu easily won the 100m IM on Day 4 in Windsor, in a time of 57.24