Hosszú Katinka

Olympic swimming champion

Three-time Olympic champion, 26-time world champion, and 36-time European champion swimmer Hosszú Katinka was born in Pécs in 1989. She is the first competitor to simultaneously hold the world record in all five individual medley events. Her greatest success came at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she won 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal, making her the most successful swimmer in individual events at that Olympics. The last time the audience saw Katinka Hosszú was at the 2022 European Championships in Rome, but this year she has returned to the pool with the goal of competing in her sixth Olympics in Paris.

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