Five time Olympic Champion swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi has been awarded with the Order of St. István medal

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Five-time Olympic Champion swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi showing the award to her daughter Zillé (Photo by Attila MTI / Smith)

The President of the Republic of Hungary János Áder gave the Order of St. István Award to five time Olympic champion, and multiple European and world champion swimmer Krisztina Egerszegi on the national holiday on Tuesday in the Sándor Palace in Budapest.

Krisztina Egerszegi is one of the most successful Hungarian modern Olympic athletes in the history of the sport. During her career, she won 23 Olympic, World and European Championship medals, 16 of them gold.

PM Viktor Orbán kisses the hand of Krisztina Egerszegi's daughter Zillé

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