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Tamás KENDERESI
Sport Swimming
NOC Hungary   
GenderMen
Born13 Dec 1996 in Bonyhád, HUN
Height1.86 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Fanni Szilovics
Residence
Aparhant, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Hungarian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Pecsi SN: Hungary
Name of coach
Imre Tari [club]; Csaba Sos [national], HUN
General Interest
Nicknames
Butterfly Prince (fina-budapest2017.com, 01 Jul 2017)
Hobbies
Reading, archery. (borsonline.hu, 27 Aug 2015; nol.hu, 11 Jul 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 200m butterfly at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (fina-budapest2017.com, 01 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (index.hu, 22 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (hvg.hu, 14 Aug 2016)
Injuries
He injured his shoulder a month before the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. He was still able to compete at the event. (nemzetisport.hu, 20 Jul 2017)

He suffered ligament damage at the 2015 European Short Course Championships in Netanya, Israel. (fina-budapest2017.com, 01 Jul 2017)

A bout of glandular fever forced him to miss the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (borsonline.hu, 27 Aug 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you can dream it, you can do it." (Facebook profile, 05 Feb 2015)
Famous relatives
His partner Fanni Szilovics has represented Hungary in handball. (ihf.info, 05 Aug 2018)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Butterfly 1:53.62
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Butterfly 1:57.10
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 1:54.73
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Butterfly 1:53.59
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Butterfly 1:53.32
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Butterfly 52.69
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 24.54
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Butterfly 1:54.36
3 2016 London, ENG 200m Butterfly 1:55.39
Heats 2016 London, ENG 100m Butterfly 53.60
Heats 2016 London, ENG 50m Butterfly 24.82
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 100m Butterfly 53.05
3 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Butterfly 1:52.25
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Butterfly 1:54.41
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Butterfly 53.29
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2017 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 1:55.52
7 2017 Doha, QAT 100m Butterfly 53.23
6 2017 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:49.09
  2017 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  DSQ
4 2017 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.95
4 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Butterfly 1:55.45
6 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 100m Butterfly 53.17
7 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:48.82