She is considered to be the most successful orienteer in Hungary. During her active years she has won 14 national orienteering championships and 6 cross-country skiing championships. She was the first European woman to finish the marathon distance within 3 hours.
Her sport career was stopped because of a serious encephalitis inflammation caused by a tick. After recovering from the disease she persuades women to live a healthy life. Sarolta Monspart received a medal for lifetime merit from Ferenc Mádl, president of Hungary in 2003.