Mária Érdi


Despite her young age, the 1998 born sailor has been the number one Hungarian sailor for the last four years. After being placed 14th at the Olympics in Rio at the age of 18, she has won an U21 World Championship title the following year in Laser Radial. Laser Radial is an individual event, with our sportswoman taking part in no less than seven international competitions worldwide in 2017. Mária has ambitions matching her talents, and it is her main goal to stand on the podium at the next Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

Nationality: Hungarian
D-O-B.: 18th of February, 1998
Sport: Sailing – Laser Radial
Coach: Ian Ainslie

Trophies and achievements:

  • Qualified athlete for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with the Hungarian National Team
  • World No. 3 in 2018 at the World Sailing Rankings
  • 5 times Youth World Champion
  • Youth European Champion
  • 14th at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
  • World ranked number 8
  • Sailor of the Year in Hungary