Bence Biczó

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The native form of this personal name is Biczó Bence. This article uses the Western name order.
Bence Biczó
Personal information
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1993-01-19) 19 January 1993 (age 21)
Height 1.83 metres (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 74 kilograms (163 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Pécsi VSI

Bence Biczó (born 19 January 1993) is a Hungarian swimmer and Youth Olympic Games gold medalist.

Biczó began swimming in 1999 and soon stood out with his talent. For 2005 he held almost all county records in his age group. To ensure his further development, in 2007 he moved with his family to Pécs, where he currently trains at the Pécsi Városi Sportiskola.

Biczó achieved his first success on the 2010 European Youth Swimming Championship, where he triumphed in the 200 m butterfly with a new youth record time of 1:55.82, which was the sixth best overall result in that year.[1] Few months later, he has won the same event on the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, closing his record time to seventh hundredths (1:55.89).[2][3] In November he participated on the 2010 European Short Course Swimming Championships, winning a bronze medal in his favourite stroke.[4]

In 2011 Biczó further improved his personal best, as he swum 1:54.79 on the Hungarian championship and won the race ahead of László Cseh, the defending champion and Olympic silver medalist of the discipline in 2008.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biczó Bence ifjúsági Európa-csúcsot úszott 200 pillangón" (in Hungarian). telesport.hu. 16 July 2010. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Final results – 200 m butterfly" (pdf). 2010 Youth Olympics Official Website. Retrieved 26 June.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Ifjúsági olimpia: Biczó Bence aranyérmes 200 m pillangón". Nemzeti Sport Online (in Hungarian). 20 August 2010. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "2010 European Short Course Swimming Championships – 200 m butterfly final results" (pdf). omegatiming.com. Retrieved 26 June.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Biczó Bence a világranglista második helyére úszott 200 pillangón!". Hungarian Swimming Federation (in Hungarian). Retrieved 26 June 2011. 

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