Diána Detre (born November 22, 1983 in Budapest) is a Hungarian windsurfer, who specialized in Neil Pryde RS:X class.[1][2] A two-time Olympian (2008 and 2012), she has been currently training for Balatonfuredi Yacht Club in Balatonfüred under her coach Christophe Boutet.[1] Detre also came from a traditional pedigree of top-class sailors, as her father Szabolcs Detre, along with his twin brother and daughter's uncle Zsolt Detre, captured a bronze medal in the Flying Dutchman at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.[3] As of September 2013, Detre is ranked no. 79 in the world for the sailboard class by the International Sailing Federation.

Diána Detre
Personal information
Full nameDiána Klaudia Detre
Nickname(s)Dido[1]
Nationality Hungary
Born (1983-11-22) 22 November 1983 (age 36)
Budapest, Hungary
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sailing career
Class(es)Sailboard
ClubBalatonfuredi Yacht Club[1]
CoachChristophe Boutet[1]

Detre made her official debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she placed twenty-second in the newly introduced RS:X class with a net score of 185, trailing Cyprus' Gavriella Chatzidamianou by a scant, three-point gap.[4][5]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Detre competed for her second Hungarian team in the RS:X class by receiving a berth from the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth, Western Australia.[6][7] Struggling to attain a higher position in ten opening stages, Detre improved her standard with a net score of 150 points to pick up an eighteenth spot in a fleet of twenty-six sailors.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Diána Detre". London 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Diána Detre". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  3. ^ Molnar, Csába (29 July 2012). "Rajtol az "úri sport" - kezdődnek a vitorlás versenyek" [Starting from the "gentleman's sport" at the regattas] (in Hungarian). Heti Világgazdaság. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Women's RS:X". Beijing 2008. NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 28 July 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Gádorfalvi 19, Detre 22, helyen zárt a szörfösöknél" [Gádorfalvi and Detre finished 19th and 22nd in windsurfing] (in Hungarian). Origo. 19 August 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  6. ^ "London 2012 – Detre Diána részt vehet az olimpián" [London 2012 – Diána Detre takes part at the Olympics] (in Hungarian). A Kiválasztott. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  7. ^ "Vitorlázás: Detre Diána olimpiai kvótát szerzett a szörf szakágban" [Sailing: Diána Detre takes the Olympic quota in windsurfing] (in Hungarian). Hungarian Olympic Committee. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  8. ^ "Women's RS:X". London 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012.

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