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Krisztian TAKACS
Sport Swimming
NOC Hungary   
GenderMen
Born30 Dec 1985 in Budapest, HUN
Height1.86 m
Weight 84 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gyor, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hungarian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four.
Why this sport?
His doctor advised him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Gyori Uszo SE: Hungary
Name of coach
Ivan Petrov [club]; Attila Zubor [national], HUN
General Interest
Hobbies
Motorsport. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Aleksandr Popov. (mob.hu, 12 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the world championships, and to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (index.hu, 25 May 2017; duol.hu, 23 Aug 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
17 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 50m Freestyle 22.12
  2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay DSQ
12 2012 London, ENG 50m Freestyle 22.01
Heats 2012 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Semifinal 2008 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 21.84
Heats 2004 Athens, GRE 50m Freestyle 23.12
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.05
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 49.76
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 22.07
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay  DSQ
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Freestyle 49.70
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Freestyle 22.28
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:34.09
6 2011 Shanghai, CHN 50m Freestyle 21.99
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 50m Butterfly 23.97
Semifinal 2009 Rome, ITA 50m Freestyle 21.65
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Butterfly 24.23
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 48.28
19 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 21.96 
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 London, ENG 50m Freestyle 22.07
Heats 2016 London, ENG 100m Freestyle 50.05
5 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
5 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:16.55
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 24.27
Semifinal 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 22.25
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 50.11
Semifinal 2012 Debrecen, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.40
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 100m Freestyle 49.99
7 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:17.23
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.27
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 49.69
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 24.37
6 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:18.01
Heats 2008 Eindhoven, NED 50m Butterfly 24.78
Heats 2008 Eindhoven, NED 100m Freestyle 51.24
Semifinal 2008 Eindhoven, NED 50m Freestyle 22.53
8 2008 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:34.98
Heats 2008 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Semi Final 2006 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.71
Heats 2006 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 25.31
Heats 2006 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 51.58
Heats 2006 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Butterfly 24.00
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 50m Freestyle 21.78
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.33
5 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:25.55
6 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:26.47
Semifinal 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Freestyle 21.51
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Freestyle 48.61
5 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:33.62
Semifinals 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Freestyle 22.17
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 100m Freestyle 49.82
6 2011 Szczecin, POL 50m Freestyle 21.54
3 2011 Szczecin, POL 100m Freestyle 47.46
8 2010 Eindhoven, NED 50m Freestyle 22.09
8 2009 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 21.25
7 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 47.31
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2012 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 49.98
9 2012 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 22.31
1 2012 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.56
2 2012 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.34
1 2012 Dubai, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.44
2 2011 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 48.32
1 2011 Dubai, UAE 50m Freestyle 21.78