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LORINCZ Krisztina
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para biathlon, Para cross-country, Rowing
NPC Hungary   
Place of BirthKiskunfélegyháza, HUN
Height1.62 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Budapest, HUN
Human Resources, Manager
English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese
Higher education
Physics - Claude Bernard University Lyon 1: France
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para biathlon in 2013.
Why this sport?
When she lived in Italy, her house was 50 kilometres away from a ski resort. She originally competed in alpine skiing, but a shoulder injury forced her to stop. She took up biathlon because she wanted to continue practising winter sports and she liked shooting.
Club / Team
Csepel EC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Gyongi Markovich, HUN, from 2017
Coach from which country?
Senior International Debut
Competing for
General Interest
Wakeboarding. (, 19 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in Para rowing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian rowers Adrian Juhasz and Bela Simon. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She participated in Para rowing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. She also competed in Para alpine skiing at the 2009 and 2013 World Championships. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Feb 2017;, 2017)
She has paraplegia as the result of a car accident in 2005. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018;, 19 Apr 2016)
Other information
In 2013 she completed a master's degree in Italian language and literature at Pazmany Peter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary. In 2005 she gained a mathematics, physics and French teaching degree from the University of Szeged in Hungary. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018; LinkedIn profile, 01 Sep 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall) - Rowing
Rank Year Event Result
Final B 2015 Arms Only Single Sculls 6:28.39
8 2017 PR1 Single Sculls 14:07.02
Paralympic Games - Rowing
Rank Year Event Result
11 2016 Arms Only Single Sculls 6:45.15 
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2018 Sprint - Sitting 6:09.79
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016/2017 10km Middle - Sitting 1:17:36.5
5 2016/2017 6km Sprint - Sitting 38:07.4
World Championships - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
  2008/2009 Slalom - Sitting  DNF
  2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Sitting  DNF
  2012/2013 Slalom - Sitting  DNS
  2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Sitting  DNF
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
14 2016/2017 5km - Sitting 23:58.1