Krisztina Fazekas Zur

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Krisztina Fazekas Zur
The native form of this personal name is Fazekas Krisztina. This article uses the Western name order.
Krisztina Fazekas Zur
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Competitor for  Hungary
Olympic Games
Gold 2012 London K-4 500 m
World Championships
Gold 2001 Poznań K-4 200 m
Gold 2003 Gainesville K-4 1000 m
Gold 2006 Szeged K-4 500 m
Gold 2007 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Gold 2013 Duisburg K-2 1000 m
Gold 2013 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Gold 2013 Duisburg K–1 200 m Relay
Silver 2007 Duisburg K-4 200 m
Silver 2007 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Silver 2009 Dartmouth K-1 4 x 200 m
Silver 2009 Dartmouth K-4 200 m
European Championships
Bronze 2012 Zagreb K-4 500 m
Competitor for  United States
World Championships
Silver 2011 Szeged K-1 1000 m

Krisztina Fazekas Zur (born 1 August 1980) is a Hungarian-American sprint canoer who has competed since the mid-2000s. She won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-4 200 m: 2001, K-4 500 m: 2006, K-4 1000 m: 2003, 2007) and five silvers (K-1 4 x 200 m: 2009, K-4 200 m: 2007, 2009; K-4 500 m: 2007; K-1 1000 m: 2011).

Fazekas Zur also won the Gold Medal in the Kayak Four (K4) 500m team event at the London Olympics with Gabriella Szabó, Danuta Kozák and Katalin Kovács for Hungary.


She is married to her coach Rami Zur, a former Olympic canoeist for Israel and United States. She lives in California and represented the United States in 2011, but returned to competing for Hungary winning gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


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