Katinka Hosszú Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Katinka Hosszu

Real NameKatinka Hosszú
Nickname"Iron Lady"
ProfessionHungarian competitive swimmer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-24-34
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBlonde
International DebutIn the 2004 European Short Course Swimming Championships.
Coach/MentorShane Tusup (her husband)
Records (main ones)• She holds 2/3rd of the Hungarian National records.
• Set world records in 400m IM, 200m IM and 100m IM at the 2013 World Cup.
• In 2014, she broke the short course world record in the 400m, 200m and 100m individual medley and in 200m and 100 m individual backstroke.
• In 2016, she shattered world records in the women's 400m individual medley with her gold-medal performance at the Rio Olympics.
StrokesFreestyle, medley, backstroke, butterfly
ClubVasas SC
Career Turning PointWhen she became World Champion at the 2009 World Championships in 400m medley.
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 May 1989
Age (as in 2016)27 Years
Birth PlacePécs, Hungary
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownPécs, Hungary
SchoolNot Known
CollegeUniversity of Southern California, United States
Educational QualificationsStudied Psychology at the University of Southern California, United States
FamilyFather- Hosszú István
Mother- Bakos Barbara
Brothers- Hosszú Gergely and Hosszú Ádám
Sister- N/A
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesPlaying Basketball, Reading
Favorite Things
Favorite SwimmerKrisztina Egerszegi (Hungarian Swimmer)
Boys, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Affairs/BoyfriendNot Known
HusbandShane Tusup, Hungarian Swimmer & Coach (married 2013)
Katinka Hosszú with her husband Shane
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

Katinka Hosszu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Katinka Hosszú

  • Does Katinka Hosszú smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Katinka Hosszú drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She started swimming at the age of 5 in Hungary.
  • Her father, Istvan Hosszu, was a Hungarian Basketball player and played for the National Basketball Team of Hungary.
  • Her two older brothers are also professional Basketball players in Hungary.
  • She announced in September 2014 that she was writing a book- Hungary’s Iron Lady.
  • She is the first Hungarian Woman who has won 5 World Championships.
  • She specializes in individual medley events.
  • She is a 2-time Olympic champion and holds world records in 400 m individual medley, 200 m individual medley, 100 m individual medley, 200 m backstroke and 100 m backstroke.
  • She runs Toos Sports Agency (TSA) which is an International Sports agency and Management Company.
  • She has competed at the 4 Olympics- 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016.