Tünde Vaszi

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The native form of this personal name is Vaszi Tünde. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Tünde Vaszi (born 18 April 1972 in Pișcolt, Romania) is a retired Hungarian long jumper. Her greatest success so far is the bronze medal at the 2002 European Championships in Athletics, and her personal best is 6.86 metres from when she placed fourth at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton.

She lived in Carei, Romania till 1990 when she has moved to Hungary with her family.

She later took up pole vault, and competed at the 2002 European Indoor Championships. Her current personal best is 4.25 m.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Hungary
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 12th
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 8th
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 9th
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 5th
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 8th
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 3rd
IAAF Grand Prix Final Paris, France 3rd
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 8th
World Championships Paris, France 6th
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 8th
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 9th 6.49 m

Awards[edit]

  • Hungarian athlete of the Year (6): 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

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