Swimming Career Highlights
Tamas Darnyi, Hungary Born : 1967 in Budapest. Has a strong claim as the greatest ever all-roung swimmer. Winner of gold medals in 200 metres and 400 metres individual medleys at consecutive Olympics.Despite impaired vision from one eye, Darnyi dominated his discipline for 8 years.

 

Titles (Long Course)

1985:
European: 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
1986:
World : 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
1987:

European: 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
World Swimmer of the Year
European Swimmer of the Year
1988:
Olympics: 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
European Swimmer of the Year
1989:
European: 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
European: 200 metres Butterfly
1990:
1991:
World : 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
World Swimmer of the Year
European Swimmer of the Year
1992:
Olympics: 200 metres IM; 400 metres IM
1993:
European: 400 metres IM

World Records

1987:

200 metres Individual Medley: 2.00.56
400 metres Individual Medley: 4.15.42
1988:
200 metres Individual Medley: 2.00.17
400 metres Individual Medley: 4.14.75
1989:
1990:
1991:

200 metres Individual Medley: 1.59.36
400 metres Individual Medley: 4.12.36