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Kristóf MILÁK
Sport Swimming
NOC Hungary   
Born20 Feb 2000 in Budapest, HUN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Budapest, HUN
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
His family had a swimming pool at their house.
Club / Team
Honved SE: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Attila Selmeci [club]
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in 100m butterfly at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (index.hu, 05 Dec 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (index.hu, 05 Dec 2018)
He sustained a viral illness in September 2018 that kept him out of action for three weeks. (infostart.hu, 12 Oct 2018)

He underwent heart surgery in 2016. (index.hu, 05 Dec 2018)

He has suffered with asthma during his career. (borsonline.hu, 07 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I'm not going to lose my ego, no sport can work without self-confidence." (index.hu, 05 Dec 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (index.hu, 05 Dec 2018)
Other information
In November 2018 he made the switch from his first swimming club Erdi Uszo Klubnak to join Budapest Honved. "Although I was a swimmer of Erdi since I was six, and I think back to the 12 years I spent there, I felt there were no more conditions for me to go further to achieve higher goals. Erdi was a very small association, and I wanted to open a new, clean card in my career." (index.hu, 05 Dec 2018; m4sport.hu, 25 Nov 2018; magyaridok.hu, 07 Nov 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Butterfly 1:50.73
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Butterfly 51.26
7 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:12.85
2 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 50.62
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:32.13
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2018 Glasgow, SCO 100m Butterfly 51.51
1 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Butterfly 1:52.79
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 24.29
4 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:31.19
5 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:34.24