Krisztina Fazekas Zur
1 August 1980 |
|Club||Budapest SE (1990–1997)
Újpesti TE (1997–2000)
Győri VSE (2012–)
Krisztina Fazekas Zur (born 1 August 1980) is a Hungarian 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).
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.
Awards and honours
Orders and special awards
- Order of Merit of Hungary – Officer's Cross: 2012
- Canoe09.ca profile
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007.
- Official website
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