Font size bigger Font size smaller
Imagen
6480-Tamas Toth photo

Tamas Toth

Swimming
1
2
2

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Languages
Hungarian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 1996 in Budapest, Hungary.
Why this sport?
He believed swimming was the healthiest sport for him to take part in. "I wanted to be a Paralympic champion."
Club / Team
Vasas SC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Almos Szabo [club], HUN
Training Regime
He does 10 pool sessions a week.

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Hungary
Location
Iceland

General interest

Hobbies
Travel, dancing, listening to music, astronomy. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the S9 100m backstroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Istvan Malnai. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, US swimmer Anthony Ervin. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Injuries
He fractured his shoulder in early 2020. (vasassc.hu, 19 Aug 2020)

In 2017 he was sidelined for three months due to pneumonia. (vasassc.hu, 06 Jul 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If something fails, then there is no question that you have to try again." (vasassc.hu, 06 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Vasas SC Facebook page, 29 Dec 2020)
Impairment
He was born with a lower limb impairment. (Facebook page, 01 Feb 2020; Athlete, 13 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 1
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2012-08-30 2
Men's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 2012-08-30 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 2012-08-31 6
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 2012-08-31 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-05 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2012-09-05 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2012-09-06 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2012-09-06 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-07 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-07 2
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 2012-09-08 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2013-08-12 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2013-08-12 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2013-08-13 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2013-08-13 3
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 2015-07-13 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final 1 2015-07-13 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2015-07-14 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-14 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-16 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2015-07-16 2
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final 1 2015-07-19 3
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 3 2015-07-19 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 2016-09-11 1
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 2016-09-11 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2016-09-12 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2016-09-12 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2016-09-13 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 3 2016-09-13 3
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Final Round 2016-09-16 1
Men's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 2 2016-09-16 3