Noemi Batki

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Noemi Batki
Noemi Batki.jpg
Medal record
Women's Diving
Competitor for  Italy
European Aquatics Championships
Silver 2010 Budapest 10 m platform
Silver 2012 Eindhoven 10 m platform

Noemi Batki (born 12 October 1987) is a Hungarian-born Italian diver.[1] She is a member of the Italian National Diving Team and is sponsored by Centro Sportivo Esercito/Triestina Nuoto.

She was born in Budapest, Hungary, and at the age of 3 she moved to Belluno, Italy, with her mother, Ibolya Nagy, a Hungarian platform diver who took part at Olympic Games in 1992 in Barcelona.

She won her first medal aged 16 at the Juniores European Championships in Aachen, Germany, where she won the silver medal in the 3 metres springboard synchro competition, together with her mate Francesca Dallapè, and won the bronze medal in the platform event.[2]

In spring 2005 Batki moved to Trieste. In July 2005 she took part to the FINA World Championships in Montreal, Canada, where, at her first world experience, she placed fifth in the 3 metres springboard synchro competition together with good results in the 1 meter and 3 meters springboard race. In the same year in Electrostal, Russia, she won her third juniors medal, a silver, in the 3 metres competition.[2]

In 2006 she took part at European Championships in Budapest, her hometown, where she placed 6th in the 3 metres synchro, and in the same year she won a silver medal at Arena Diving Champions Cup in Stockholm.[2]

In 2007 she won a bronze medal at Arena Diving Champions Cup in the 3 metres synchro race and won the gold medal in the same event at the Italian Indoor Championships. She also took part to FINA World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, where she got good results such as the 11th place in 1 meter race and 9th place in 3 metres synchro race.[2]

In August 2007 Batki won the gold medal at 24th Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand, in the 1 metre competition, sharing the same score as the Ukrainian diver Maria Voloschenko.[3]

In February 2008 Batki qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics,[4] a by placing 5th in the 3 metres synchro competition, together with her mate Francesca Dallapè, at the FINA World Cup in Beijing.[1] At the Olympics Batki and Dallapé placed 6th.

In August 2010 she won the silver medal at European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in the 10 metres platform race, scoring 343,80, 11 points less than the gold medallist Christin Steuer, from Germany.[5]

In March 2011 Batki won her first gold medal in a European Championship, at 2nd Arena European Diving Championships in Turin, reaching the 1st place in the platform race and scoring 346,35 points, her new personal record.[6] By this result, she also got the qualification for the 2012 Summer Olympics, which will take in part in London next summer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Noemi Batki". sport-reference.com. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Noemi Batki" (in Italian). federnuoto.it. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Day 7: Badminton prince lightens Thailand with revenge victory". news.xinhuanet.com. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Franklin, Woody. "FINA Diving World Cup Results". diving.about.com. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Noemi Batki argento nei tuffi a Budapest" (in Italian). lastampa.it. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "Medal table and winners at 2nd Arena European Diving Championships". Retrieved 17 December 2011.