Katinka Hosszú Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More
Bio Real NameKatinka Hosszú Nickname"Iron Lady" ProfessionHungarian competitive swimmer Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 172 cm in meters- 1.72 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 8” Weightin Kilograms- 56 kg in Pounds- 123 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)32-24-34 Eye ColourHazel Hair ColourBlonde Swimming International DebutIn the 2004 European Short Course Swimming Championships. Coach/MentorShane Tusup (her husband) Records (main ones)• She holds 2/3rd of the Hungarian National records. • Set world records in 400m IM, 200m IM and 100m IM at the 2013 World Cup. • In 2014, she broke the short course world record in the 400m, 200m and 100m individual medley and in 200m and 100 m individual backstroke. • In 2016, she shattered world records in the women's 400m individual medley with her gold-medal performance at the Rio Olympics. StrokesFreestyle, medley, backstroke, butterfly ClubVasas SC Career Turning PointWhen she became World Champion at the 2009 World Championships in 400m medley. Personal Life Date of Birth3 May 1989 Age (as in 2016)27 Years Birth PlacePécs, Hungary Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus NationalityHungarian HometownPécs, Hungary SchoolNot Known CollegeUniversity of Southern California, United States Educational QualificationsStudied Psychology at the University of Southern California, United States FamilyFather- Hosszú István Mother- Bakos Barbara Brothers- Hosszú Gergely and Hosszú Ádám Sister- N/A ReligionNot Known EthnicityHungarian HobbiesPlaying Basketball, Reading Favorite Things Favorite SwimmerKrisztina Egerszegi (Hungarian Swimmer) Boys, Family & More Marital StatusMarried Sexual Orientation Straight Affairs/BoyfriendNot Known HusbandShane Tusup, Hungarian Swimmer & Coach (married 2013)
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She started swimming at the age of 5 in Hungary.
Her father, Istvan Hosszu, was a Hungarian Basketball player and played for the National Basketball Team of Hungary.
Her two older brothers are also professional Basketball players in Hungary.
She announced in September 2014 that she was writing a book- Hungary’s Iron Lady.
She is the first Hungarian Woman who has won 5 World Championships.
She specializes in individual medley events.
She is a 2-time Olympic champion and holds world records in 400 m individual medley, 200 m individual medley, 100 m individual medley, 200 m backstroke and 100 m backstroke.
She runs Toos Sports Agency (TSA) which is an International Sports agency and Management Company.
She has competed at the 4 Olympics- 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016.