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3 Dec 1985 Budapest, Hungary
188 cm / 83 kg 6'2'' / 182 pounds
Male

The son of backstroke swimmer László Cseh, Sr., László Cseh is an individual medley specialist. Unfortunately for him, his career coincided with that of swimming megastar Michael Phelps, also an expert in the medleys. This has deprived Cseh of all but one international level title. At the Beijing Olympics, he won three silvers (all behind Phelps), and he has similarly won six World Championships medals (three silver, three bronze) in medley events behind Phelps. The only exception came when Phelps skipped the 400 IM at the 2005 worlds, allowing Cseh to claim the world title. Outside of the medley events,...

Laszlo in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
6
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal:4 Bronze medal:2
  • Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    • =2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      100 metres Butterfly
    • 7
      Swimming
      200 metres Butterfly
  • London
    London 2012
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 2012
    • 9
      Swimming
      400 metres Individual Medley
    • 12
      Swimming
      200 metres Butterfly
    • 8
      Swimming
      4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Swimming
      200 metres Individual Medley
    • 5
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Medley Relay
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      200 metres Butterfly
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      200 metres Individual Medley
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      400 metres Individual Medley
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 6
      Swimming
      100 metres Backstroke
    • 4
      Swimming
      200 metres Individual Medley
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Swimming
      400 metres Individual Medley
    • 7
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Medley Relay

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