Three big challenges to the fourteen years old Ajna Késely
Ajna Késely can introduce herself in May at the European Championship in London, and in Rio at the Olympic Games in August. Between these two adult championships, she is going to compete in Hódmezővásárhely at the youth European Championship with opposer who are three years older than she. She is a unique talent of the Hungarian swim sport. She could win national championships at the age of 12 like Krisztina Egerszegi used to do. The youth proud of the Kőbánya Sport Club -lead by György Turi- can compete in four freestyle competition -100m, 200m, 400m, 800m- against the European stars.
„ I got stronger in the last year, I am 57 kilogram, instead of 50! I am lucky, I do not have to work on it, because this 7 kilograms are pure muscle.” – told happily Ajna Késely to the official page of the WCH.
„ Since her age of ten, she traditionally beat the age-group records, and it was the point, when she woke up the attention of the five times Olympic Champion, Krisztina Egerszegi. It was another brave moment in her carrier, when she swam in 400m freestyle the time of 4:07.90, which means qualification for the Olympic Games.
„ I hope I can swim better at the European Championship in London, but it does matter in connection with my Olympic performance, if Katinka Hosszú compete in 400m freestyle in Rio. If she does not, I can be the next, but if she competes, I still have the chance in 800m and as a member of the 4x200m relay .- said Ajna, who is at the first place of the youth European rank- list with her new record.
She is not just a new member of the national team, but she can be the Benjamin of the Olympic team in Rio. She became very well-known after the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, where she won four gold medal. She does not cover, she would like to compete after the Games in Rio, in Tokyo and at the 2024 Olympic Games, with better and better results and hope for the top 3.