József Szabó

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József Szabó
Szabo Joe 2008.jpg
Szabó in 2008
Personal information
Full name Szabó József
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1969-03-10) 10 March 1969 (age 48)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke, medley
Club Budapesti Honvéd Sportegyesület
Coach Tamás Széchy

József Szabó (born 10 March 1969) is a retired Hungarian swimmer. He competed in three individual events at the 1988 Olympics and won a gold medal in the 200 m breaststroke; he placed fourth in the 400 m and 24th in the 200 m medley events.[1] Between 1986 and 1989 he won two gold, one silver and one bronze medals in those three events at the world and European championships. In 2012 he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[2]