Andrea Gyarmati

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The native form of this personal name is Gyarmati Andrea. This article uses the Western name order.
Andrea Gyarmati
Andrea Gyarmati 1972.jpg
Gyarmati c. 1972
Personal information
Born 15 April 1954 (1954-04-15) (age 62)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Medley
Club BVSC, Budapest
Ferencvárosi TC, Budapest

Andrea Gyarmati (born 15 April 1954) is a retired Hungarian swimmer. She competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics in eight events in total and won two individual medals in 1972; in 1972 she set a world record in the 100 m butterfly in the semifinals. She also won four medals at the 1970 European Championships.[1] For these achievements she was named Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year in 1970–1972.

Her mother and coach Éva Székely was a 1952 Olympic champion in breaststroke, and her father Dezső Gyarmati was an Olympic champion in water polo. Gyarmati married and later divorced Mihály Hesz, an Olympic champion in canoe. In 1995, following her both parents, she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[2]


Preceded by
Japan Mayumi Aoki
Women's 100 metre butterfly
world record holder (long course)

31 August 1972 – 1 September 1972
Succeeded by
Japan Mayumi Aoki
Preceded by
Angéla Németh
Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year
Succeeded by
Ildikó Tordasi