Rita Kovács

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Rita Kovács
Medal record
Women's Swimming
Representing  Hungary
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1994 Rome 25 km open water
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Vienna 5 km open water
Gold medal – first place 1997 Seville 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2006 Budapest 10 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Terracina 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Seville 5 km open water
European Junior Championships (LC)
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Geneva 800 m freestlye

17times world cup championship Rita Kovács (born March 29, 1970 in Nyíregyháza) is a former long-distance swimmer from Hungary. She represented her home country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in 800 metre freestyle. She also competed in open water swimming, winning several medals.[1]


  1. ^ Kovács's entry on www.sports-reference.com; retrieved 2011-07-06