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Boglarka
Kapas
HungaryHungary, HUN
Female
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 April 1993
Height
168 cm
Weight
54 kg
Family
Partner Adam Telegdy
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hungarian
Higher education
Psychology - Eotvos Lorand University: Budapest, HUN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five, and took part in her first race at age seven.
Why this sport?
A swimming coach noticed her potential when she went for lessons.
Club / Team
Ujpesti TE: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Balazs Virth [club], HUN; Csaba Sos [national], HUN

General Interest

Nicknames
Bogi (UTE Uszas Szakosztaly Facebook page, 06 Aug 2018)
Hobbies
Reading, playing computer games. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi. (fina-budapest2017.com, 20 Jan 2017)
Injuries
Her training was affected by a prolonged virus in 2014. (mob.hu, 25 Nov 2015)

She suffered an eye injury after the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (swimswam.com, 17 Dec 2017)

She broke three ribs after stumbling and falling over a beam in 2011. The injury forced her to miss the 2011 European Short Course Championships in Szczecin, Poland. (hungarianambiance.com, 24 Nov 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion." [US boxer Muhammad Ali] (Instagram profile, 07 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2012 she received the Bronze Cross of Merit of Hungary [civil division]. (sport.hir24.hu, 17 Sep 2012)

In 2010 she received a Junior Prima Sports Award, given for outstanding performances by a person under the age of 30 in Hungary. (primissima.hu, 18 Sep 2013)
Famous relatives
Her partner Adam Telegdy has represented Hungary in swimming, competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (origo.hu, 19 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (fina-budapest2017.com, 20 Jan 2017)

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