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Eva RISZTOV
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Born30 Aug 1985 in Hódmezövásárhely, HUN
Height1.73 m
Weight 72 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Hungarian
Higher education
Management - University of Debrecen: Hungary
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six.
Club / Team
Debreceni Sportcentrum Sportiskola: Hungary
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, watching movies. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 10km open water event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named 2012 Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (FINA, 04 Jan 2013)

She was named 2012 Sportswoman of the Year in Hungary. (Nemzeti Sport, 21 Dec 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from competitive swimming in 2017. (fina.org, 22 Feb 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
14 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 800m Freestyle 8:33.36
Heats 2012 London, ENG 400m Freestyle 4:09.08
13 2012 London, ENG 800m Freestyle 8:29.06
Heats 2012 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
4 2004 Athens, GRE 400m Individual Medley 4:39.29
8 2004 Athens, GRE 200m Butterfly 2:10.58
Heats 2004 Athens, GRE 800m Freestyle  DNS
Heats 2004 Athens, GRE 400m Freestyle 4:12.08
Semifinal 2000 Sydney, NSW, AUS 200m Butterfly 2:11.83
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1500m Freestyle 16:22.60
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:29.16
7 2005 Montreal, CAN 400m Individual Medley 4:43.68 
Heat 2005 Montreal, CAN 1500m Freestyle 16:39.55
13 2005 Montreal, CAN 400m Freestyle 4:14.10 
13 2005 Montreal, CAN 800m Freestyle 8:42.81 
2 2003 Barcelona, ESP 400m Freestyle 4:07.24
2 2003 Barcelona, ESP 200m Butterfly 2:07.68
2 2003 Barcelona, ESP 400m Individual Medley 4:37.39
6 2003 Barcelona, ESP 800m Freestyle 8:35.70
6 2001 Fukuoka, JPN 200m Butterfly 2:10.11
20 2001 Fukuoka, JPN 200m Individual Medley 2:19.99
16 2001 Fukuoka, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:15.25
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2016 London, ENG 800m Freestyle 8:39.81
2 2012 Debrecen, HUN 1500m Freestyle 16:10.04
3 2012 Debrecen, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:27.87
4 2012 Debrecen, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:07.72
2 2004 Madrid, ESP 400m Individual Medley 4:40.34
4 2004 Madrid, ESP 200m Butterfly 2:09.98
8 2004 Madrid, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:11.71
2 2002 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:08.24
2 2002 Berlin, GER 400m Freestyle 4:07.24
2 2002 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:36.17
2 2002 Berlin, GER 800m Freestyle 8:28.06
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2004 Vienna, AUT 400m Individual Medley 4:32.26
1 2003 Dublin, IRL 200m Butterfly 2:06.72
3 2003 Dublin, IRL 800m Freestyle 8:23.94
1 2003 Dublin, IRL 400m Individual Medley 4:33.57
1 2002 Riesa, GER 200m Butterfly 2:07.19
1 2002 Riesa, GER 800m Freestyle 8:14.72
1 2002 Riesa, GER 400m Freestyle 4:01.95
2 2002 Riesa, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:33.09
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km 59:16.1
10 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 1:58:36.4
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km - Team Time Trial 56:08.4
9 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:58:23.4
9 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 56:09.4
  2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km  DSQ
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2016 Hoorn, NED 10km  DSQ
3 2016 Hoorn, NED 5km - Team Time Trial 56:42.6
2 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 1:56:08.0
4 2014 Berlin, GER 5 km 58:48.7
4 2014 Berlin, GER 5km - Team Time Trial 56:16.0
7 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 2:01:16.2
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:58:22.60
8 2016 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 2:00:16.16
2 2015 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:50:37.69
8 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:48:25.00
2 2011 Cancún, MEX 10km 2:02:00