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David
Verraszto
HungaryHungary, HUN
Male
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 August 1988
Height
180 cm
Weight
76 kg
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Hungarian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight.
Why this sport?
He tried other sports as a child but decided to follow his parents into swimming.
Club / Team
Ferencvarosi Torna Club [FTC]: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Csaba Sos [national], HUN

General Interest

Hobbies
Drinking coffee, driving cars. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor, British rally driver Colin McRae. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Famous relatives
His father Zoltan won a silver and a bronze in swimming at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, while his younger sister Evelyn competed in swimming at the Olympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012. His mother Monika has also represented Hungary in the sport. (origo.hu, 15 Sep 2014; telesport.hu, 24 Aug 2014; jovoscveolia.hu, 25 May 2013; vasarnap.ujszo.com, 11 Jan 2012; sports-reference.com, 2012)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the world championships. (fina.org, 30 Jul 2017)