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DÁVID Krisztina
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Hungary   
GenderWomen
Age45
Place of BirthSzeged, HUN
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Hungarian
Higher education
Economics - University of Szeged: Hungary
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting at age 23 in Szeged, Hungary.
Why this sport?
"I was interested in shooting from childhood but I only had the chance to visit a shooting range as an adult. It was just a hobby until I met my coach, who convinced me to spend more time training and competing."
Club / Team
Budapest Honved Sportegyesulet [BHSE]: Hungary
Name of coach
Andrea Zakor, HUN
Training Regime
She trains five days a week, up to two sessions a day. She also trains with kettlebells, practises Spartan fitness regimes, and swims twice a week to maintain her fitness.
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Hungary
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Zagreb, CRO
General Interest
Nicknames
Kris (index.hu, 08 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Andrea Zakor. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When you give someone the recipe to achieve a good result, it's not like sharing a secret. If they don't have the right sensors to understand what's needed, it won't work." (unpackingmybottomdrawer.com, 13 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (kormanysport.hu, 16 Jun 2020)
Impairment
In 1981 complications from heart surgery she had caused paraplegia. (unpackingmybottomdrawer.com, 13 May 2019; Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Other information
OPERATION
She had open heart surgery in February 2015, and was back shooting again by June of the same year. "My goal for the first half of the year was to regain my physical strength and adapt to my new circumstances. Some people say, 'You never forget how to ride a bicycle' and I assure you it's totally true about shooting as well." (kormanysport.hu, 16 Jun 2020; paralympic.org, 15 Jun 2015)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in psychology at Karoli Gaspar University of the Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary. (kormanysport.hu, 16 Jun 2020; hparalimpia.hu, 12 May 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 367
20 2012 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 542
16 2012 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 517
5 2016 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 128.8
Qualification 2016 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 513
3 2021 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 210.5
15 2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 555
12 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 525.5
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2010 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 458.4
2 2014 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 192.0
28 2014 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 537
18 2014 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 514
21 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 544
4 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 192.2
26 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 513
29 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 551
5 2019 P6 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 - Team 321.5
26 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 516
5 2019 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 171.6
World Cup (Osijek)
Rank Year Event Result
47 2015 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 503
13 2015 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 362
23 2015 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 514.0
19 2015 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 520
13 2015 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 501
10 2015 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 364
26 2015 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 535
3 2015 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 169.5
28 2015 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 504
  2016 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  DNS
1 2016 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 191.6
6 2016 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 105.5
5 2016 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 128.2
21 2016 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 487
8 2017 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 4
1 2017 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 230.7
8 2017 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 92.6
12 2017 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 539
3 2017 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 211.3
8 2017 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 100.4
20 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 541
4 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 191.8
24 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 501
20 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 539
3 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 209.2
13 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 523
24 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 539
4 2019 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 191.6
13 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 521
12 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 542
6 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 132.2
5 2019 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 170.9
7 2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 4
3 2021 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 211.3
7 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 119.0
5 2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 14
3 2021 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 211.0
7 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 122.7
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2013 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 552
3 2013 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 171.9
1 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 232.3
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
20 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
17 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
3 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
26 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
21 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
3 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
26 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
21 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
18 2017 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 530
7 2017 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 122.2
4 2017 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 165.6