You might be surprised to learn that it's kirsty coventry who has won the most individual olympic medals, among women, of all time believe it (photo courtesy: facebook/kirsty coventry). Title: august 14, 2016, author: nagaland post, name: august 14, 2016, length: 12 pages, page: 12, published: kristin otto of east set by krisztina egerszegi . Olympic games (18 medals: 9 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze) the daughter of a docker who worked on the black sea, larissa latynina transcended her destiny to win nine olympic gold medals, a feat only achieved by other olympic legends mark spitz, paavo nurmi and carl lewis. At the 2008 summer olympics, coughlin became the first american female athlete in modern olympic history to win six medals in one olympics, the first woman ever to win a 100-meter backstroke gold in two consecutive olympics , and is the first woman to ever swim the 100-meter backstroke in under one minute.
A comparison of the olympic success of kristztina egerszegi to the sucess of kristin otto. Swimmer kristin otto of east germany won six gold medals, other multi-medalists in the pool were matt biondi and janet evans 41 1988 winter olympics – the 1988 winter olympics, officially known as the xv olympic winter games, was a winter olympics multi-sport event celebrated in and around calgary, alberta, canada between february 13 and 28,1988. Tracy caulkins belongs to the league of stalwarts in swimming like dawn fraser, jenny thompson, krisztina egerszegi, kristin otto, and janet evans her career was cut short due to unfortunate timing and politics had she competed in the 1980 olympics, this would have not been the case.
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 year an award for male and female is made for each category. In the first four olympics, competitions were not held in pools, the 1904 olympics races were the only ones ever measured in yards, instead of the usual metres a 100-metre pool was built for the 1908 olympics and was located in the centre of the stadiums track. Swim six, win six 22-year-old kristin otto surprise 100 breast-stroke champion tania dangalakova of bulgaria and 200 back winner krisztina egerszegi, . Evans one victory away from blair's blair and evans not only share athletic success but are the kind of rock kristin otto of germany and krisztina . ↑ for a comparison of caulkins' qualifying times at the 1980 us olympic trials and krisztina egerszegi 1996 kristin otto (gdr) 1991 .
The 1904 olympics freestyle race was the only one ever measured at 100 yards, instead of the usual 100 metres a 100-metre pool was built for the 1908 olympics and sat in the centre of the main stadium's track and field oval the 1912 olympics , held in the stockholm harbour, marked the beginning of electronic timing. On an electric night at the olympic only retired hungarian swimmer krisztina egerszegi has won five golds by a woman swimmer set by kristin otto of east . Krisztina egerszegi renate vogel adam peaty louise hansson . Analyzing sports streakiness with texas tech professor alan reifman(see twittercom/alanreifman for more frequent postings).
Michael phelps leaps forward at the start of a race during the beijing olympics in 2008 the american swimmer went on to win eight gold medals, an olympic record, at those games. This blog is all about sports gallery 2012, sports stars, 1992 krisztina egerszegi hun swimming 3 0 0 3 1988 kristin otto gdr swimming 6 0 0 6. Her number of olympic gold medals is 8 which deserve her to be included in the list of one of the great olympians in 1999, she became the world swimmer of the year by the swimming world magazine krisztina egerszegi krisztina egerszegi was a famous swimmer from the late 1980s to the mid 1990s.
Definitions of janet evans, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of janet evans, analogical dictionary of janet evans (english). A brief history of women and the olympic games jeux feminins gathered european female athletes in monaco with such success that their krisztina egerszegi . Miss de varona made the cover of several national magazines in 1964 she used her fame to launch a career in sportscasting, first with abc and, in more recent years, with nbc she was the first female sportscaster in the united states and the first to cover the olympics for television, which she did in 1968, 1972, and 1976.
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. Swimming's big splash that record was equalled by hungary's krisztina egerszegi in the 200m backstroke between 1988 and 1996 east germany's kristin otto . A new olympic flag replaced the old one which was first used in 1920 antwerp games the new flag was made from pure korean raw silk 33 new world records were set in the games, the break-up being 11 in swimming, 11 in weightlifting, 4 in athletics, 3 in shooting and 2 each in archery and cycling. How can algebraic equations be used to predict the outcome of an olympic event kristin otto gdr 1 krisztina egerszegi hun 1:0068 atlanta 1996 .