Karolina Szabó

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The native form of this personal name is Szabó Karolina. This article uses the Western name order.

Karolina Szabó (born November 17, 1961) is a retired female Hungarian athlete, who specialized in the long-distance running events.

Szabo was born in Dunaföldvár, Tolna. She represented her native Eastern European country twice at the Summer Olympics: in 1988 and 1992.

She won the City-Pier-City Loop half marathon in the Hague in 1987.[1]

Szabo won the 1994 San Francisco Marathon.[2]

Personal best[edit]

  • Marathon — 2:30:31 (1986)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Hungary
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 6th Marathon 2:40:50
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 18th Marathon 2:40:23
1985 New York City Marathon New York City, United States 28th Marathon 2:52:06
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 8th 10,000 m 31:55.93
New York City Marathon New York City, United States 5th Marathon 2:34:51
1987 City-Pier-City Loop The Hague, Netherlands 1st Half Marathon 1:10:58
World Championships Rome, Italy 9th Marathon 2:36:18
New York City Marathon New York City, United States 5th Marathon 2:34:58
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 13th Marathon 2:32:26
New York City Marathon New York City, United States 4th Marathon 2:36:40
1991 Munich Marathon Munich, Germany 1st Marathon 2:33:09
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 11th Marathon 2:40:10
1994 San Francisco Marathon San Francisco, United States 1st Marathon 2:44:34

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