Katinka Hosszú is a Hungarian professional swimmer who rose to international fame winning bronze at the 2004 European Short Course Championships. She specializes in individual medley events. She is a three-time Olympic champion and a seven-time long-course world champion. She was voted the European Swimming Federation Female Swimmer of the Year in 2013. 2014 and 2015. She was born Hosszú Katinka on May 3, 1989 in Pécs, Hungary, the daughter of Istvan Hosszu and Barbara Bakos. She has two older brothers, Gergely and Ádám Hosszú, both played professional basketball in Hungary.
Katinka Hosszu Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 May 1989
Birth Place: Pécs, Hungary
Birth Name: Hosszú Katinka
Nicknames: Katka, Iron Lady
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Athlete, Swimmer
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Katinka Hosszu Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 150 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 68 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Body Measurements: 32-24-35 in (81-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Katinka Hosszu Family Details:
Father: Istvan Hosszu
Mother: Barbara Bakos
Spouse: Shane Tusup (m. 2013)
Children: Not yet
Siblings: Gergely Hosszú (Older Brother), Ádám Hosszú (Older Brother)
Katinka Hosszu Education:
Psychology – University of Southern California: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Strokes: Freestyle, Medley, Backstroke, Butterfly
Club: Vasas SC (2012–), Bajai Spartacus SC (–2012)
College Team: University of Southern California
Katinka Hosszu Favorite Things:
Hobbies: Basketball, reading
Swimmer: Hungarian swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi
Katinka Hosszu Facts:
*She was only 5 when she started swimming.
*She is fluent in English, French, and Hungarian.
*Her father, Istvan Hosszu, was a basketball player who received 200 caps with the Hungarian national team.
*She has broken both the 100 meter and 200 meter world records multiple times.
*She was named the International Swimming Federation [FINA] Female Swimmer of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
*She was voted the European Swimming Federation Female Swimmer of the Year in 2013. 2014 and 2015.
*She was named Female Athlete of the Year by the Hungarian Olympic Committee in 2009, 2013 and 2014.
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