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Balint Batka
Balint Batka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Kölcsey Ferenc

Height:
5-10

Event:
Fly/Free/Back

Experience:
3L


03/01/2014

The Dynasty Continues!

UNLV claims WAC Championship, ninth overall conference title in the last 10 years.

06/24/2013

School-record Tying Rebels Named MW Scholar-Athlete

UNLV also places 20 on All-Academic All-MW squad, Rebel men have four named MW Scholar-Athletes.

04/09/2013

Five Named MPSF All-Academic

Cody Roberts and David Szele make a second straight appearance on the conference academic squad.

03/30/2013

Another Top-30 Finish At NCAA Championships

Rebels tie for 29th place, Balint Batka claims 14th in the 200 fly.

03/29/2013

Szele Shines On Day Two At NCAA Champs

Junior finishes 15th in the nation in the 100 breast, Rebels are 28th after the second day.

2013-14 (Junior): Narrowly missed his third straight conference title in the 200 fly, taking second at the WAC Championships in 1:45.70 ... Finished seventh in both the 100 back (49.61) and the 100 fly (48.50) ... Swam on the second place 800 free relay.

2012-13 (Sophomore): Earned his first career Honorable Mention All-American recognition after placing 14th in the 200 fly in a time of 1:44.92 ... Repeated as the 200 fly champion at the MPSF Championships with a new league record time of 1:44.59, and also swam on the first place 800 free relay for the Rebels ... Added an eighth place swim in the 100 fly (48.30) and a 10th place finish in the 100 back (49.37).

2011-12 (Freshman): Won the MPSF title in the 200 fly in a new league-record time of 1:46.47 ... Added an eighth-place swim in the 100 fly (49.22) and finished ninth in the 500 free (4:29.99) ... Swam on the Rebels' second-place 800 free relay squad.

Club: First made a national team in 2009, swimming on the Hungary national team in the European junior championships ... In 2010, he earned a spot on the national team that competed in the European Swimming Championships, and he posted a 21st-place finish in the 200 fly ... That year he also placed third in the Hungary national championships in the 200 fly.

Personal: Balint Batka ... Born on March 26, 1991, in Budapest, Hungary ... Son of Batka Zoltàn and Fòdi Tunde ... Majoring in hotel management.

Batka's Personal Bests
200 Back	1:48.90
100 fly 	48.30
200 Fly		1:43.99

Career Highlights 2012 MPSF 200 Fly Champion 2013 MPSF 800 Free Relay Champion 2013 MPSF 200 Fly Champion 2013 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (200 Fly)

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