Page back
CSONTOS Piroska
Sport Para athletics
NPC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Age27
Place of BirthKiskunfélegyháza, HUN
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20, F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kiskunfélegyháza, HUN
Languages
English, Hungarian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2008 in Kiskunfelegyhaza, Hungary.
Why this sport?
She had success in school sports and was encouraged to train in Para athletics by Papp Elemer, who was first her teacher and then her coach.
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Hungary
General Interest
Nicknames
Piro (Instagram profile, 10 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her friends. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Injuries
In 2018 she underwent foot surgery. (baon.hu, 07 Jan 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The struggle to be an elite athlete is the most wonderful thing I can imagine. This is what motivates me day after day, always trying to aim higher. It is something to live for and makes life meaningful." (Facebook profile, 04 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
She received the 2018 Prima County Award in Sport. The honour was presented by the National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers in Hungary in recognition of her sporting achievements. (infokiskunfelegyhaza.hu, 24 Nov 2018)
Other sports
She has played futsal for the Kiskunfelegyhaza Squirrels in Hungary. (kiskuntv.hu, 27 Jan 2013)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (baon.hu, 07 Jan 2019)
Impairment
She was born with an intellectual impairment. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Other information
FUTURE PLANS
She hopes to stay involved in sport after her retirement. "Sport is my life. If I can't compete anymore, I want to work as a personal trainer or athletics coach." (baon.hu, 07 Jan 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 400m T20 59.41
8 2016 Long Jump T20 4.50
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 Long Jump T20 4.87
4 2015 400m T20 1:00.44
6 2017 Long Jump T20 5.01
11 2017 400m T20 1:02.76
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 Long Jump T20 4.40
3 2016 400m T20 1:00.52
4 2016 Long Jump T20 5.02
Final 2018 400m T20 1:01.15
7 2018 Long Jump T20 4.94