Katinka Hosszu Thriving With New Coach: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

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Olympic and World Champion Katinka Hosszu has only gotten better since coming off of last summer. At the FINA Champions Series in Indy, Hosszu dropped a 2:08.5 200 IM, over 1.5 seconds better than her 2:10.1 she swam to win European Champs. Obviously, she’s in a good place. She loves training in Budapest with her new coach and she’s clearly thriving.  The Iron Lady can nearly swim anything she wants, but she’s focused on the 200 and 400 IM for 2019 FINA World Championships in Korea.

LOOKING AHEAD TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – PREDICTIONS:

I think Katinka wins 200 IM, her best event of worlds, in 2:06.4.
And, generally speaking, she defends her 2017 title in the 200 and 400 IM.

What do you think? 

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Reilly
1 year ago

Great video. I didn’t realize she had heterochromia until this. Cool!

13 % Chinese person
Reply to  Reilly
1 year ago

Is that word allowed?

Pvdh
Reply to  13 % Chinese person
1 year ago

You’re so cool

13 % Chinese person
Reply to  Pvdh
1 year ago

Not at all . Im just helping Reilly not to be Deplatformed in future. Iam also introducing a kinder more hip word for champs going downhill . Depodiumed.

I care .

ERVINFORTHEWIN
Reply to  13 % Chinese person
1 year ago

come again ,,,,,😂

Togger
1 year ago

**Shane Tussup reacted to this post 😡**

Steve Nolan
Reply to  Togger
1 year ago

**Shane Tussup reacts to everything: 😡 😡 😡**

Gold Medal Mel
Reply to  Steve Nolan
1 year ago

I wonder where Shane will be in 10 years. Could be a very positive place.

ERVINFORTHEWIN
Reply to  Gold Medal Mel
1 year ago

If he learns from the past mistakes or disruptive behaviors , he will be fine .

Anonymous
Reply to  Gold Medal Mel
1 year ago

Unless he’s found some other talent to leech on, I doubt it.

Joan
Reply to  Steve Nolan
1 year ago

Cant blame him for reacting to his wife cheating on him right?

Backstrokebro
1 year ago

Hosszu definitely wins both IMs this summer, and most likely in Tokyo as well. I can even see her maintaining her streak all the way to 2024, 1) as woman’s IM is kind of a weak area internationally right now, and 2), there’s no extremely talented u18 in the world right now with impressive international experience/great times in woman’s IM, ie. Milak/Urlando/ikee/smith (and to the same extent kolesnikov/ruck/andrew, but they’re all on the older side) course, 5 years is plenty of time for someone to pop up/Hosszu to really fall of. Regardless, I think Hosszu wins both IM’s this summer, but no other golds. Don’t think she’ll break 2:07. only other medal will be a minor medal in the 200… Read more »

Old Man Chalmers
Reply to  Backstrokebro
1 year ago

I don’t Hosszu will medal in the 200 back, it has a very young field loaded with talent. She has a better chance in the 200 fly

Backstrokebro
Reply to  Old Man Chalmers
1 year ago

I definitely think Hosszú has a much better chance of medaling in the 200 fly, but I thought she wasn’t swimming it at worlds.

ERVINFORTHEWIN
Reply to  Backstrokebro
1 year ago

she is not swimming it at worlds as mentioned in the interview

Ytho
Reply to  Old Man Chalmers
1 year ago

I dont think she is swimming the fly. She got 3rd at nationals

Mike
Reply to  Backstrokebro
1 year ago

O’Connor almost beat her. If she finds her motivation again perhaps it could be a race

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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