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. That record was equalled by hungary's krisztina egerszegi in the 200m backstroke between 1988 and 1996 east germany's kristin otto won six titles in seoul, a female record for the most golds won at a single games. Share revenge of the nerds: all-time women’s olympic medal winners on google+ here we go again, folks this time, though, we’re looking at medals from the big dance. 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 kristin otto began swimming at 10 years old, she was trained in an east german sports academy.
Krisztina egerszegi is the big pride of a nation specialized in aquatics sports as swimming : hungary the hungarian swimmer has emotionned minds and for ever the history of swimming. 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. Kristin otto appeared in one olympic games in 1988 and she could prove that great people do not need two chances to show their greatness in that tournament she won 6 gold medals swimming world magazine named her the female world swimmer of the year twice.
At only 13-years-old, donna de varona was the youngest member of the 1960 olympic swim team, but she competed only in the relay heats by the 1964 olympics, however, she had become the best known woman swimmer in the world â she had set 18 world records in the interim and won innumerable was voted by both ap and upi as the top female athlete of 1964, but her success did not end with the tokyo. 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. Krisztina egerszegi, hungarian swimmer, the youngest athlete ever to win an olympic gold medal in swimming she won the 200-metre backstroke at the 1988, 1992, and 1996 olympic games, becoming only the second swimmer (after dawn fraser) to win an individual event at three olympiads. Anton chupkov leisel jones galina prozumenshchikova.
In the south korean capital she went head-to-head with east german kristin otto in the 100m backstroke, coming second in a time of 1:0156 but three days later she collected her first olympic gold by beating kathrin zimmermann and the double world champion, cornelia sirch, in the 200m backstroke. Profile one of the best and fastest swimmers in history is the hungarian former olympian krisztina egerszegi she has participated in three olympic games and won the gold medal five times. 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.
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 articlesmore info or our list of citable articles. 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. List of swimming world swimmers of the year's wiki: 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 yea. He could have won a tenth in the 4 x 100 m relay but he wasn’t picked for the team the barcelona games of 1992 were perhaps the friendliest games in recent times and this time it was a gymnast it is this last medal that lewis is most proud of in moscow vitaly scherbo from belorus but kristin. Another with an outstanding rate of golds-per-games is kristin otto, who swam to six victories — four of them solo — in the seoul 1988 olympics otto was unable to compete in los angeles four years earlier, as her native east germany was among 14 countries that boycotted the games.
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. Seoul, south korea -- matt biondi chased a legend at the seoul games and finished second best east germany's kristin otto created her own legend, winning six gold medals in the greatest olympic. 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. From infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core jump to: navigation, search tracy caulkins.
Sheila ann echols (born october 2, 1964) is a retired track and field athlete from the united states who competed in the 100 metres and the long jump she won a gold medal at the 1988 olympic games in the 4 x 100 m relay she also won the 1989 iaaf world cup 100 m title. In 1904, the olympics in st louis included the 50-, 100-, 220-, 440-, 880-yard and one-mile freestyle, the 100-yard backstroke and 440-yard breaststroke, and a 4x50-yard freestyle relay by the 20th century, swimming had become mainstream. This is the complete list of men's olympic medalists in swimming current program 50 metres freestyle games gold silver bronze 1988 seoul matt biondi united states tom jager united states gennadiy prigoda soviet union 1992 barcelona alexander popov unified team matt biondi united. 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.
Keeley was sporting a gold spray paint on her body and a golden medal as a way to show her support to the british olympic heroes’ success at the beijing games krisztina egerszegi hun swimming 200m backstroke 1988, 1992, 1996 4 kristin otto gdr 1986 f 4 heike friedrich gdr 1986 f 4 le jingyi chn 1994 f. 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. 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.