Beatrix Balogh

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Beatrix Balogh
Personal information
Full name Beatrix Balogh
Born (1974-12-12) 12 December 1974 (age 44)
Kaposvár, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Right Wing
Club information
Current club Marcali VSZSE
Senior clubs
Years Team
Csurgói KSK
Testnevelési Főiskola SE
Pécsi MKC
0000–2001
Dunaújváros
2001–2004
Hypo Niederösterreich
2004–2008
Alcoa FKC
2008–2009
BM Sagunto
2009–2011
Dunaújváros
2011–
Marcali VSZSE
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2007
Hungary 170 (503)
Teams managed
2011–
Marcali VSZSE

Beatrix Balogh (born December 12, 1974 in Kaposvár)[1] is a Hungarian handballer, European champion and Olympic silver medalist. Starting from August 2011, Balogh is the player-coach of Marcali VSZSE.[2]

Balogh debuted in the Hungarian national team on 5 March 1994 against Iceland,[3] and participated on her first European Championship yet in that year, finishing fourth. She took part on another five continental events (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006), winning the 2000 edition.

Balogh was present on five World Championships as well (1997, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007), achieving a bronze medal in 2005. In addition, she received a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Hungarian Handballer of the Year: 1997
  • All-Star Right Wing of the World Championship: 2001
  • Nemzeti Bajnokság I Top Scorer: 2006
  • Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary:2000[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beatrix Balogh Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Új vezetőedzője van a Marcali VSZSE női kézilabda csapatának" (in Hungarian). Marcali Portál. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Beatrix Balogh Factsheet" (in Hungarian). Handball.hu. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  4. ^ "2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Handball" Archived 2008-04-07 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 13, 2008)
  5. ^ "Az államfő kitüntette az olimpia hőseit" (in Hungarian). Origo.hu. 14 October 2000. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2011.

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