Katalin VARGA (HUN)

HUHungary
Age:
36 years
Federation:
MAGYAR KAJAK-KENU SZÖVETSÉG MKKSZ
Katalin Varga (HUN)

Biography

Further Personal Information

BIOGRAPHY
Classification
KL2

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries (nol.hu, 18 Jan 2013)

Origin of Impairment
Acquired (nol.hu, 18 Jan 2013)

Impairment Details
She was involved in a car accident at age 21, which resulted in her injuring her spinal cord and breaking both legs. (nol.hu, 18 Jan 2013)

OCCUPATION
Athlete
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
She has always wanted to do this as a kid but can’t play sports because of an illness.
CLUB
Demas Szeged [Szeged, HUN]
NAME OF COACH
Tamas Gyorfi, Attila Csamango; Istvan Pruzsina
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
3rd place at European Championship 2019
AMBITIONS
A podium at the paralympic games
AWARDS AND HONORS
1st wheelchair beauty queen in Hungary at 2012, 1st wheelchair cover girl on Elle magazine in Europe (2013)
OTHER INFORMATION
RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
10KL22015Milan, ITA1:02.837
DNFKL22016Duisburg, GERDNF
OTHER INFORMATION
Car accident in 2007
CLASSIFICATION
KL2