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Zsuzsanna JAKABOS
Sport Swimming
NOC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Born03 Apr 1989 in Pécs, HUN
Height1.85 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Ivan Petrov
Residence
Gyor, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Hungarian
Higher education
Human Resources - Alexander Wekerle Business School: Hungary
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age eight.
Why this sport?
She showed an interest in the water from a young age, so her parents encouraged her to take lessons. "I grew up in a family that loved sports, my parents supported and managed my career from the beginning. I've always loved to swim in the water, yet I didn't consciously become a swimmer."
Club / Team
Gyori Uszo SE: Hungary
Name of coach
Arpad Petrov [club]; Ivan Petrov [husband, club]; Csaba Sos [national], HUN
General Interest
Nicknames
Zsu (Facebook profile, 08 Apr 2021)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Injuries
She underwent shoulder surgery in 2013 due to chronic inflammation. (fina-budapest2017.com, 21 Jun 2017)
Awards and honours
In December 2020 she received a special recognition award 'Silver Coin' from the city Gyor, Hungary, for her contribution to swimming. (Gyori Uszo SE Facebook page,17 Dec 2020)

In 2008 she was presented with the Bronze Cross of Merit of the Hungarian Republic. (zsujakabos.com, 01 Sep 2012)

She was named the 2005 Hungarian Swimmer of the Year. (zsujakabos.com, 01 Sep 2012)
Other sports
She has represented Hungary in life saving and competed at the 2018 World Championships in Adelaide, SA, Australia. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Feb 2020)
Famous relatives
Her husband Ivan Petrov has served as her coach, while her brother-in-law Arpad Petrov served as Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu's coach between 2018 and 2019. (swimswam.com, 27 Nov 2019; nemzetisport.hu, 22 Sep 2019; gyorplusz.hu, 02 Aug 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:56.62
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Individual Medley 2:12.05
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 400m Individual Medley 4:38.52
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:51.03
9 2012 London, ENG 400m Individual Medley 4:37.37
7 2012 London, ENG 200m Butterfly 2:07.33 
Heats 2012 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2012 London, ENG 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2008 Beijing, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:37.86
6 2008 Beijing, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:55.53
15 2004 Athens, GRE 400m Individual Medley 4:47.21 
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Individual Medley 4:39.15
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Individual Medley 2:13.29
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:54.57
12 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:11.92 
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:41.40
6 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:51.33
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
6 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:25.02
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Individual Medley 2:11.91
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:38.94
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 25.79
8 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:50.06
5 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Butterfly 2:06.58
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP 400m Individual Medley 4:34.50
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Individual Medley 2:10.95
6 2011 Shanghai, CHN 200m Butterfly 2:06.35
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:38.84
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:52.39
Semifinal 2009 Rome, ITA 200m Butterfly 2:08.34
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 200m Backstroke 2:11.75
7 2009 Rome, ITA 400m Individual Medley 4:37.85
6 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
8 2005 Montreal, CAN 400m Individual Medley 4:44.65 
12 2005 Montreal, CAN 200m Butterfly 2:11.82 
8 2005 Montreal, CAN 200m Individual Medley 2:16.09
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Individual Medley 2:08.95
9 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Freestyle 1:55.76 
11 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 53.23 
7 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.98
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:31.95
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 25.02
4 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:39.21
4 2012 Istanbul, TUR 400m Individual Medley 4:26.99
4 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Individual Medley 2:07.36
7 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Individual Medley 59.41
7 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 1:55.13
4 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:44.70
5 2010 Dubai, UAE 400m Individual Medley 4:30.44
8 2010 Dubai, UAE 200m Backstroke 2:06.74
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 100m Butterfly 58.82
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:40.50
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:09.35
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:56.26
8 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Individual Medley 2:13.37
5 2018 Glasgow, SCO 400m Individual Medley 4:38.48 
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Butterfly 2:09.46
4 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:31.19
6 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:29.30
4 2016 London, ENG 200m Butterfly 2:07.75
Heats 2016 London, ENG 200m Individual Medley 2:13.29
3 2016 London, ENG 400m Individual Medley 4:38.39
1 2016 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:51.63
3 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:49.50
5 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
4 2014 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:08.03
3 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:54.23
2 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:07.86
2 2012 Debrecen, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:35.68
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:13.20
6 2012 Debrecen, HUN 100m Butterfly 59.06
2 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:54.70
4 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:41.36
6 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:07.19
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:14.33
2 2010 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:07.06 
3 2010 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:37.92 
6 2008 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 2:11.03
4 2008 Eindhoven, NED 400m Individual Medley 4:38.61
Heats 2008 Eindhoven, NED 200m Individual Medley 2:18.90
6 2008 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
4 2006 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:42.75
Heats 2006 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:12.13
Semifinal 2006 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:16.75
4 2004 Madrid, ESP 400m Individual Medley 4:48.13
6 2004 Madrid, ESP 200m Individual Medley 2:17.69
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Butterfly 2:05.00
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 400m Freestyle  DNS
2 2019 Glasgow, SCO 400m Individual Medley 4:28.76
4 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Individual Medley 2:07.62
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Individual Medley 1:00.21
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle  DNS
8 2015 Netanya, ISR 400m Individual Medley  DSQ
5 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Butterfly 2:05.16
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Individual Medley 2:09.74
Semifinal 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Freestyle 24.52
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Individual Medley  DNS
4 2012 Chartres, FRA 100m Butterfly 57.62 
3 2012 Chartres, FRA 400m Individual Medley 4:25.61 
3 2012 Chartres, FRA 200m Individual Medley 2:06.66 
4 2012 Chartres, FRA 200m Butterfly 2:08.74 
2 2012 Chartres, FRA 100m Individual Medley 59.15
32 2011 Szczecin, POL 100m Butterfly 1:00.99
5 2011 Szczecin, POL 200m Butterfly 2:05.11
2 2011 Szczecin, POL 100m Individual Medley 59.72
3 2011 Szczecin, POL 400m Individual Medley 4:27.86
1 2010 Eindhoven, NED 400m Individual Medley 4:29.78
4 2010 Eindhoven, NED 100m Butterfly 58.36
11 2010 Eindhoven, NED 100m Individual Medley 1:01.01
1 2010 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 2:05.58
31 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Butterfly 1:00.29
16 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Individual Medley 1:01.00
7 2009 Istanbul, TUR 200m Butterfly 2:07.25
3 2009 Istanbul, TUR 400m Individual Medley 4:28.46
21 2008 Rijeka, CRO 100m Individual Medley 1:02.61
54 2008 Rijeka, CRO 50m Freestyle 26.72
41 2008 Rijeka, CRO 100m Butterfly 1:01.59
9 2008 Rijeka, CRO 400m Individual Medley 4:37.35
7 2008 Rijeka, CRO 200m Butterfly 2:07.82
11 2008 Rijeka, CRO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:41.45
14 2007 Debrecen, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:47.31
39 2007 Debrecen, HUN 50m Backstroke 30.38
13 2006 Helsinki, FIN 200m Butterfly 2:11.49
9 2006 Helsinki, FIN 400m Individual Medley 4:42.38
22 2006 Helsinki, FIN 100m Individual Medley 1:03.81
12 2005 Trieste, ITA 100m Individual Medley 1:03.29
  2005 Trieste, ITA 200m Butterfly  DSQ
3 2005 Trieste, ITA 400m Individual Medley 4:35.68
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2021 Berlin, GER 200m Backstroke 2:08.93
1 2021 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:31.15
7 2021 Berlin, GER 200m Freestyle 1:55.92
5 2021 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:10.17
3 2021 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.34
5 2021 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.21
4 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Individual Medley 1:00.00
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:06.52
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:32.59
8 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:58.08
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.44
1 2021 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 2:06.23
1 2021 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:31.78
3 2021 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:10.14
2 2021 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:09.37
2 2019 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:09.30
3 2019 Berlin, GER 200m Freestyle 1:59.40
2 2019 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:44.06
2 2019 Berlin, GER 100m Butterfly 59.10
4 2019 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:14.63
2 2019 Berlin, GER 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.70
2 2019 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:09.67
1 2019 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 59.14
3 2019 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:13.46
2 2019 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:41.73
2 2019 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:59.82
1 2019 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:29.08
2 2019 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 2:08.95
2 2019 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:40.19
1 2019 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:58.86
3 2019 Doha, QAT 100m Butterfly 59.30
4 2019 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:14.07
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 200m Butterfly 2:07.75
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:45.28
3 2019 Jinan, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:59.28
3 2019 Jinan, CHN 100m Butterfly 58.39
2 2019 Jinan, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:13.32
2 2019 Kazan, RUS 200m Butterfly 2:08.76
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:44.68
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:59.45
4 2019 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 59.20
3 2019 Kazan, RUS 200m Individual Medley 2:13.24
2 2019 Singapore, SGP 200m Butterfly 2:07.48
2 2019 Singapore, SGP 400m Individual Medley 4:45.28
1 2019 Singapore, SGP 200m Freestyle 1:58.40
2 2019 Singapore, SGP 100m Butterfly 58.43
2 2019 Singapore, SGP 200m Individual Medley 2:13.64
3 2019 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 2:08.86
6 2019 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:44.78
8 2019 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 2:02.15
2 2019 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:27.56
5 2019 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:58.08
15 2018   Overall Ranking  
5 2018 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:06.68
3 2018 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:30.00
6 2018 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 2:07.89
8 2018 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.60
3 2018 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.03
2 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 2:10.34
4 2018 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:16.04
5 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:18.09
4 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 2:00.59
4 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:15.79
4 2018 Doha, QAT 50m Breaststroke 32.82
2 2018 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:44.87
4 2018 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:50.81
2 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.71
3 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:59.43
4 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 2:06.59
8 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Freestyle 1:56.58
7 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Individual Medley 2:08.91
5 2018 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.27
2 2018 Kazan, RUS 400m Freestyle 4:14.70
2 2018 Kazan, RUS 200m Butterfly 2:09.13
5 2018 Kazan, RUS 200m Freestyle 2:02.72
2 2018 Kazan, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:47.93
3 2018 Kazan, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:59.53
2 2018 Kazan, RUS 200m Individual Medley 2:14.81
3 2018 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.21
3 2018 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:57.88
6 2016   Overall  
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:09.58
5 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Backstroke 2:07.03
8 2016 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:42.36
5 2016 Beijing, CHN 200m Butterfly 2:07.06
2 2016 Beijing, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:38.13
3 2016 Berlin, GER 200m Freestyle 1:55.40
2 2016 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:06.29
5 2016 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 24.65
2 2016 Berlin, GER 800m Freestyle 8:22.91
4 2016 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 53.53
4 2016 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:06.13
4 2016 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:42.65
3 2016 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:54.67
3 2016 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:08.42
4 2016 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:07.65
3 2016 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:31.27
3 2016 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 2:07.12
3 2016 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:06.50
2 2016 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:33.39
2 2016 Dubai, UAE 200m Individual Medley 2:07.34
3 2016 Dubai, UAE 200m Backstroke 2:06.41
5 2016 Dubai, UAE 800m Freestyle 8:43.17
2 2016 Dubai, UAE 200m Butterfly 2:06.46
3 2016 Dubai, UAE 100m Individual Medley 1:00.23
2 2016 Dubai, UAE 400m Individual Medley 4:37.74
2 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:55.17
3 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:07.86
5 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:34.49
2 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Butterfly 2:07.51
3 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:37.05
1 2016 Moscow, RUS 200m Butterfly 2:06.44
5 2016 Moscow, RUS 400m Freestyle 4:07.02
2 2016 Moscow, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:55.46
2 2016 Moscow, RUS 200m Individual Medley 2:06.69
6 2016 Moscow, RUS 50m Freestyle 24.77
4 2016 Moscow, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:35.29
3 2016 Moscow, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:31.98
4 2016 Paris, FRA 200m Freestyle 1:55.45
6 2016 Paris, FRA 200m Individual Medley 2:09.53
6 2016 Paris, FRA 50m Freestyle 24.73
3 2016 Singapore, SGP 200m Freestyle 1:55.40
2 2016 Singapore, SGP 200m Individual Medley 2:07.21
2 2016 Singapore, SGP 200m Butterfly 2:06.24
2 2016 Singapore, SGP 400m Individual Medley 4:32.53
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 1:54.54
5 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 2:08.15
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 2:06.54
4 2016 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:31.59
28 2013   Overall  
2 2013 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:06.04
2 2013 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:29.42
5 2013 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:04.43
3 2013 Eindhoven, NED 200m Individual Medley 2:06.29
2 2013 Eindhoven, NED 400m Individual Medley 4:30.75
5 2013 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 2:05.45
7 2013 Eindhoven, NED 100m Individual Medley 59.81
2 2012   Overall  
2 2012 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:29.78
4 2012 Berlin, GER 200m Freestyle 1:55.60
2 2012 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:08.54
4 2012 Berlin, GER 200m Backstroke 2:07.55
2 2012 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:06.99
3 2012 Berlin, GER 100m Individual Medley 1:00.53
3 2012 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:35.48
6 2012 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:57.98
2 2012 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:10.58
5 2012 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:09.96
5 2012 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:11.32
2 2012 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 2:10.61
2 2012 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:30.44
2 2012 Doha, QAT 100m Individual Medley 1:00.41
2 2012 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.34
1 2012 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.56
3 2012 Dubai, UAE 800m Freestyle 8:38.15
4 2012 Dubai, UAE 200m Freestyle 1:57.82
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 200m Individual Medley 2:11.42
5 2012 Dubai, UAE 200m Backstroke 2:09.41
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 400m Individual Medley 4:36.93
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 200m Butterfly 2:11.57
4 2012 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 4:12.99
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 100m Individual Medley 1:00.99
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.31
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.44
2 2012 Moscow, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:56.43
2 2012 Moscow, RUS 200m Individual Medley 2:08.76
4 2012 Moscow, RUS 200m Backstroke 2:07.78
2 2012 Moscow, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:30.80
2 2012 Moscow, RUS 200m Butterfly 2:06.06
4 2012 Moscow, RUS 100m Individual Medley 1:00.31
3 2012 Stockholm, SWE 800m Freestyle 8:31.96
2 2012 Stockholm, SWE 200m Freestyle 1:56.31
2 2012 Stockholm, SWE 200m Individual Medley 2:09.05
3 2012 Stockholm, SWE 200m Backstroke 2:08.71
2 2012 Stockholm, SWE 400m Individual Medley 4:28.79
1 2012 Stockholm, SWE 200m Butterfly 2:06.90
5 2012 Stockholm, SWE 400m Freestyle 4:09.31
40 2011   Overall  
1 2011 Stockholm, SWE 400m Individual Medley 4:29.65
2 2010 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:32.47
1 2007 Durban, RSA 400m Individual Medley 4:36.23