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Krisztina Egerszegi

Krisztina Egerszegi

Krisztina Egerszegi is a Hungarian former world record holding swimmer and one of the greatest Hungarian Olympic champions of the modern era. She is a three-time Olympian and five time Olympic champion; and one of three individuals to have ever won the same swimming event at three Summer Olympics. She is the most successful and greatest female swimmer of all-time with 5 individual Olympic gold medals and she is the first and only female swimmer who won 5 individual Olympic gold medals. She held the world record in the long course 200 m backstroke for almost 17 years, after setting it at the 1991 European Championships. As of June 2009, that time remains the European and Hungarian ... more on Wikipedia

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