Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online easily share your publications and get them in front of issuu's. If hosszu is able to claim a fourth gold in the 200 back, she will equal the single-games mark for individual-event golds by a woman swimmer set by kristin otto of east germany in seoul in 1988. She won eight olympic medals, with four gold and four silver medals at the games of 1956, 1960 and 1964, including three successive golds in the 100 metres freestyle, a record for any olympic swimming event (since equalled by hungary's krisztina egerszegi.
4 krisztina egerszegi she was a renowned swimmer in the late 1980s till the mid 1990s she took part in three olympics games, to hold 7 medals together with 5 were gold. History of swimming human beings have been swimming for millennia according to wikipedia, stone age cave drawings depict individuals swimming and there are written references in the bible and the greek poems the iliad and the odyssey dating back 1,500 to 2,000 years. Krisztina egerszegi won four awards, the most by a female swimmer, while tamás darnyi claimed three the netherlands have won seven awards, through the efforts of inge de bruijn (3) and pieter van den hoogenband (4), who led the sprinting world for women and men at the turn of the century.
Krisztina egerszegi, hungary, 1988, 1992, 1996 - the youngest female champion and the only woman with five gold medals in individual events gained note as the best-ever female backstroker 7. Talking about france 's success in the pool this week, agnel said 'we are very pleased because it is a reward for several years of very hard work it's pure happiness' it's pure happiness' beijing silver medallist park tae hwan and 400m freestyle champion sun yang shared second, with world champion ryan lochte locked out in fourth. The olympic flame was extinguished last night, its lifeline snuffed out but the memories are set to linger on and for ireland, the herculean efforts of michelle smith, who performed one. Kristin otto (born 7 february 1966 in leipzig, east germany)  is a german olympic swimming champion she is most famous for being the first woman to win six gold medals, doing so at the 1988 seoul olympic games.
It has been a little over a month and a half since the rio olympics ended it was an emotional rollercoaster for us fans at home, watching some of our favorite swimmers succeed as well as fail on. Kristin otto (born 7 february 1966) is a german olympic swimming champion she is most famous for being the first woman to win six gold medals at a single olympic games, doing so at the 1988 seoul olympic games. Tracy caulkins tracy caulkins, tracy caulkins competition pool tracy anne stockwell, oam, born january 11, 1963, née tracy anne caulkins, is an american former competition swimmer, three-time olympic gold medalist, five-time world champion, and former world record-holder in three events.
Profile the most successful woman in the 1996 summer olympics is the former competitive swimmer, amy deloris van dykenshe was a six gold medals for all her olympic games with four of those wins in one single game. Krisztina egerszegi was a famous swimmer from the late 1980s to the mid 1990s participating in three olympics games, she bagged 7 medals in which 5 were gold this backstroke queen still holds the world record for 200m backstroke. Kristin otto - kristin otto is a german olympic swimming champion she is most famous for being the first woman to win six medals at a single olympic games she is most famous for being the first woman to win six medals at a single olympic games.
The subscription details associated with this account need to be updated please update your billing details here to continue enjoying your subscription. In europe, five-time olympic gold medallist krisztina egerszegi (hungary) and six-time winner kristin otto (germany) are still revered decades after finishing up in the pool. Search the history of over 336 billion web pages on the internet.
Kristin otto (born 7 february 1966 in leipzig, east germany) is a german olympic swimming champion she is most famous for being the first woman to win six gold medals at the 1988 seoul olympic games. Natalie anne coughlin (born august 23, 1982) is an american international swimmer and eleven-time olympic medalist at the 2008 summer olympics, coughlin became the first american female athlete in modern olympic history to win six medals in one olympics, the first woman ever to win a 100-meter backstroke gold in two consecutive olympics , and is the first woman to ever swim the 100-meter. Kristin otto kristin otto, german swimmer, the first female athlete to win six gold medals at a single olympic games otto entered a special sports school at age 11 after east germany's comprehensive scouting program identified her as a swimming prospect. Sports reference llc and wwwsports-referencecom are not sponsored by or affiliated with the olympics, the united states olympic committee or the international olympic committee.
Swimming world swimmers of the year is awarded by the american-based swimming world there are seven categories: world swimmer, american swimmer, european swimmer, pacific rim swimmer, world disabled swimmer, african swimmer, and open water swimmer of year. Hungarian swimmer katinka hosszú is the female winner of the aips europe athletes of the year awards malta, january 2, 2017 - for the first time in his career, cristiano ronaldo - one of the leading figures in the world of football, ace with real madrid and portugal winners of euro 2016 besides. Ludger beerbaum -- equestrian - jumping -- olympics - 3 team gold medals, one individual olympic gold medal, 8-time winner of the german masters kenenisa bekele -- athletics -- four olympic gold medals, three world championship gold medals. Note: many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the wikipedia articlethis article doesn't yet, but we're working on it see more info or our list of citable articles.