Norbert Rózsa

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Norbert Rózsa
Personal information
Full name Norbert Rózsa
Nationality  Hungary
Born (1972-02-09) 9 February 1972 (age 45)
Dombóvár, Tolna, Hungary
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Budapesti Rendészeti Sportegyesület
OTP-Sport Plusz Sportegyesület
Sport-Plusz Mahart Sportegyesület

Norbert Rózsa (born 9 February 1972 in Dombóvár) is a former breaststroker from Hungary, who competed at three consecutive Olympics, beginning with the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. He won two silver medals, in the 100 m and 200 m breaststroke, and became Olympic champion in Atlanta, Georgia in the 200 m breaststroke.

He was elected Hungarian Sportsman of the Year in 1994 for winning two gold medals at that year's World Aquatics Championships.

In May 2007, he was hospitalized after a suicide attempt.[1]

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Records
Preceded by
United Kingdom Adrian Moorhouse
Men's 100 metre breaststroke
world record holder (long course)

7 January 1991 – 11 June 1991
Succeeded by
Soviet Union Vasili Ivanov
Preceded by
Soviet Union Vasili Ivanov
Men's 100 metre breaststroke
world record holder (long course)

20 August 1991 – 3 August 1993
Succeeded by
Hungary Károly Güttler
Preceded by
Antal Kovács
Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
1994
Succeeded by
Imre Pulai