Katinka Hosszu


Birthday May 3, 1989

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Pecs, Hungary

Age 34 years old

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Swimmer from Hungary who has dominated the competition at events like the FINA World Championships and LEN European Aquatics Championships. She was named Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year in 2009 and 2013.

Before Fame

She first gained international attention by winning bronze at the 2004 European Short Course Championships.


She has broken both the 100 meter and 200 meter world records multiple times.

Family Life

Her father is Istvan Hosszu. She married Shane Tusup in 2013.

Associated With

She and fellow Hungarian Krisztina Egerszegi are both European Champions in the women's 100 meter backstroke.