Edina Koris

After retiring from Modern Pentathlon as a professional athlete in 2010, Edina got interested in sled dog sports. She started with her Golden Retriever and has been racing ever since.

Nowadays she is racing with rescued German Shorthaired Pointers, mostly in Canicross. She owns two GSPs and one greysther.

In her college years, Edina ran track and field. She ran 800 meters, 1500 meters, 5000 meters and half marathons; being a university champion in all four categories.

Edina studied sports science and physiotherapy at the Semmelweis University, Budapest. She works as a physiotherapist and massage therapist in the National Rehabilitation Hospital.

Achievements:

  • Modern pentathlon/member of the Hungarian national team between 2004-2010 (youth, junior, senior)
  • Hungarian champion eight times, canicross
  • FISTC European championship 1st place – canicross cat. 2014 (Hungary), 2016 (Austria)
  • Royal Canin Cup series 1st place 2017 (Slovakia)
  • Dog Epic Race 1st place in 2018 (the Czech Republic)
  • ICF races, in the top 10 in the past few years