Hungarian swimmer and four-time Olympic gold medalist who went unbeaten in individual medley events during his career.
He won his first gold medal in International Competition at the 1986 World Championships.
He won the 200 meter medley and 400 meter medley at the Olympics in both 1988 and 1992.
His father was a steel factory worker who signed him up for swimming lessons at a very young age.
He competed in the 1992 Olympics where Michael Jordan led the Dream Team to gold in basketball.