Eszter Bajnok

  • Eszter
  • Bajnok

  • Event
    Jumps
  • Class
    Freshman
  • High School/Other
    Kaposvari Munkacsy Mihaly
  • Hometown
    Kethely, Hungary

Updated: May 22, 2017

2017 outdoor: Competed in both the long and triple jump events at the ACC Championships, earning first-team All-ACC honors in the triple jump ... Broke a 17-year-old record in the triple jump, leaping a total of 13.05 meters (42 ft., 9.75 in.) for a bronze-medal finish at the league championship ... Placed second in the long jump with a personal-best mark of 5.98 meters (19 ft., 7.5 in.) at the Virginia Grand Prix - the fourth-best jump in the event in school history ... Made her outdoor debut at the War Eagle Invitational, jumping a distance of 5.86 meters (19 ft., 2.75 in.) in the long jump.

2017 indoor: Earned second-team All-ACC honors after placing fourth in the triple jump event at the ACC Championships with a leap of 12.60 meters (41 ft., 4.25 in.) ... Also tied the school record in the event, which was previously set by April Byrd in 2000 ... Placed second in the triple jump at the Liberty Elite Invitational with a jump of 12.34 meters (40 ft., 6 in.) ... Recorded a second-place finish in the long jump with a mark of 5.75 meters (18 ft., 10.5 in.) at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet ... Finished second in the long jump at the Hokie Invitational with a top jump of 5.81 meters (19 ft., .75 in.) - the fourth-best long jump in school history … Won the triple jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a top jump of 12.52 meter (41 ft., 1 in.).

High school: Graduated from Kaposvari Munkacsy Mihaly … Competed for Favorit AC Kaposvar ... Tabbed as the 2016 Hungarian Junior Female Athlete of the Year ... Was named the 2015 Hungarian Junior and National Champion … Earned a bronze medal at the 2014 World Youth in the triple jump … Was a triple jump finalist at the 2015 European Junior Championships … Holds the Hungarian youth record in the triple jump (13.01m - 42 ft., 8.25 in.).

Personal: Born April 26, 1997 … Daughter of Attila Bajnok and Eva Bajnokne Lukacs … Has one sibling, Balint … Majoring in international studies.

Bajnok's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

Long jump - 5.81m (19 feet, .75 inches), Hokie Invitational (2017)

Triple jump - 12.60m (41 feet, 4.25 inches), ACC Championships (2017)

Long jump - 5.98m (19 feet, 7.5 inches), Virginia Grand Prix (2017)

Triple jump - 13.05m (42 feet, 9.75 inches), ACC Championships (2017)

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