Krisztina Fazekas Zur

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The native form of this personal name is Fazekas Krisztina. This article uses the Western name order.
Krisztina Fazekas-Zur
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Personal information
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1980-08-01) 1 August 1980 (age 35)
Budapest, Hungary
Sport Canoe sprint
Club Budapest SE (1990–1997)
Újpesti TE (1997–2000)
MTK (2001–2009)
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).

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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