The second-ranked Women of Troy completed the 2013 campaign with a program-best fourth-place finish in the NCAA Division I Women's Rowing Championships at Eagle Creek Park on Sunday (June 2). USC's varsity four claimed silver in the fours grand final to take the podium while the Trojans' second varsity eight enjoyed a best-ever finish of fourth place. USC's varsity eight topped off the day with a sixth-place finish in its grand final.
2012-13 Krisztina Gyimes is a transfer from the Budapest Business School in Hungary and enters her season year with the Trojans as either a port or starboard rower.
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE Gyimes was named Hungary's Rower of the Year in 2012 and was also awarded the country's Undergraduate Athlete of the Year award. She was chosen to receive the Hungarian Republic's Student-Athlete of the Year honor in 2010. Gyimes previously rowed with the Danubius Nemzeti Hajos Egglet club and has spent the past seven years as a member of the Gyori Vizügy-Spartacus Evezos Klub. Since 2005, she has garnered 15 gold medals at the Hungarian National Championships including three in her final year before matriculating to USC in the women's single, double, and eights. In 2012, Gyimes took home two silver medals at the World Rowing Championships and placed seventh at the European Championships in the doubles. She also placed seventh in the single scull at the U23 World Championships.
PERSONAL Krisztina Gyimes was born on May 22, 1992, in Gyor, Hungary... parents are Gyula and Gabriella Gyimes... has one brother Balazs... prepped at Revai Miklos Gimnazium... a double-major in economics and psychology with aspirations to pursue masters and doctorate degrees post-graduation.