Krisztina Tóth

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Krisztina Tóth
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Personal information
Full name TOTH Krisztina
Nickname(s) Kriszti, Kriszta, Tothi [1]
Nationality  Hungary
Born (1974-05-29) 29 May 1974 (age 42)
Miskolc, Hungary
Playing style Left-handed, shakehand grip
Equipment(s) Butterfly
Highest ranking 13 (December 2003) [2]
Club FSV Kroppach
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)

Krisztina Tóth (born 29 May 1974 in Miskolc, Hungary) is a female Hungarian table tennis player from Gödöllő (Hungary), who currently resides in Augsburg, Germany. She has won several medals in single, doubles, and team events in the Table Tennis European Championships, in the Table Tennis World Cup, and in the World Table Tennis Championships.[1][3]

General Interest[edit]

Tóth began playing table tennis at the age of 8 in her hometown Gödöllő. She was inspired to do so by her uncle, who was a professional table tennis player. She still plays with her very first racket. In 2008, she became an honorary citizen of Gödöllő.

Charity work[edit]

Tóth is a promoter of children's table tennis in Hungary. She is also supporting less privileged families in her home country.

Career records[edit]

Singles (as of November 10, 2011)[4]

Women's Doubles

  • Olympics: 4th (2000).
  • World Championships: SF (1995).
  • Pro Tour winner (6): 1998 Croatian Open; 1999 Qatar, German Open. 2004 Chile, Brazil Open; 2005 Russian Open.
    Runner-up (4): 1996 Italian Open; 2004 Danish Open; 2005 Qatar Open; 2006 Russian Open.
  • Pro Tour Grand Finals appearances: 2. Record: QF (1996, 99).
  • European Championships: winner (1994, 2000, 08); runner-up (2003, 05, 07).

Mixed Doubles

  • World Championships: round of 16 (1993, 95, 97, 99).
  • European Championships: winner (1996, 2003); SF (2005, 07).

Team

  • World Championships: 5th (2008).
  • World Team Cup: 3rd (1995, 2007).
  • European Championships: 1st (2000, 07); 2nd (1996, 98, 2008).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ITTF player's profile". ITTF. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "ITTF world ranking". ITTF. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_stats/All_events3.asp?ID=7250
  4. ^ "ITTF Statistics". ITTF. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Olympic results". http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2 September 2010.  External link in |work= (help)