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Krisztina GARDA
Sport Water Polo
NOC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Born16 Jul 1994 in Budapest, HUN
Height1.70 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hungarian, Russian
Higher education
Horticulture - Cornivus University: Budapest, HUN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three and took up water polo at age 11.
Why this sport?
"I did karate as a child, but after a knee injury, my physical education teacher suggested that I swim and try water polo."
Club / Team
Dunaujvarosi FVE: Hungary
Name of coach
Attila Mihok [club], HUN; Attila Biro [national], HUN
Handedness
Right
International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Hungary
Location
Spain
General Interest
Nicknames
Kriszti, Grida (Facebook profile, 24 Jul 2020; duol.hu, 02 Oct 2017)
Hobbies
Travel. (mozduljra.hu, 09 Sep 2019)
Injuries
She suffered a severe nose fracture in 2019. (mozduljra.hu, 09 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It is not easy to reach the maximum every day. Every day I motivate myself with smaller goals. It also helps to be with people I love. A good environment is important." (mozduljra.hu, 09 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook profile, 24 Jul 2020; mozduljra.hu, 09 Sep 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
4 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2020 Budapest, HUN Team  
4 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team  
1 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team