Krisztina Egerszegi

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Krisztina Egerszegi (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkristinɒ ˈɛɡɛrsɛɡi]; born 16 August 1974) 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 (1988, 1992 and 1996) and five time Olympic champion; and one of four individuals (Dawn Fraser, Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky being the other three) to have ever won the same swimming event at three consecutive Summer Olympics. She is the first female swimmer to win five individual Olympic gold medals.Egerszegi held the world record in the long course 200 m backstroke for almost 17 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krisztina Egerszegi has received more than 138,261 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Krisztina Egerszegi is the 76th most popular swimmer (down from 67th in 2019), the 555th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 429th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Hungarian Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Krisztina Egerszegi ranks 76 out of 392Before her are Andrea Pollack, Chris von Saltza, Sun Yang, Eleanor Garatti, Jim Montgomery, and Ethel Lackie. After her are César Cielo, John Devitt, Carolyn Schuler, Adolph Kiefer, Lynn Burke, and Dana Vollmer.

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Among people born in 1974, Krisztina Egerszegi ranks 296Before her are Diego Klimowicz, Thomas Beatie, Fairuza Balk, Lezley Zen, Argel Fucks, and Paulo Jamelli. After her are Meg White, Marta Jandová, Tomasz Frankowski, Ryan Adams, Shaun Tan, and Bjarke Ingels.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Krisztina Egerszegi ranks 555 out of 696Before her are Péter Gulácsi (1990), Leslie Valiant (1949), Kinga Göncz (1947), Károly Takács (1910), Pál Dárdai (1976), and Tamás Faragó (1952). After her are Zsolt Baumgartner (1981), Ádám Szalai (1987), Zoltán Gera (1979), Zoltán Magyar (1953), András Törőcsik (1955), and Monique Covét (1976).

Among SWIMMERS In Hungary

Among swimmers born in Hungary, Krisztina Egerszegi ranks 8Before her are Ferenc Csik (1913), István Bárány (1907), Katalin Szőke (1935), Judit Temes (1930), Valéria Gyenge (1933), and Ilona Novák (1925). After her are Katinka Hosszú (1989), László Cseh (1985), Tamás Darnyi (1967), Sándor Wladár (1963), Károly Güttler (1968), and Dániel Gyurta (1989).