vik·tor kroom /ˈvɪk.tər kruːm/
Viktor Krum is a world-renowned Quidditch Seeker for the Bulgarian national team and later became a student representative for the Durmstrang Institute during the Triwizard Tournament at Hogwarts.
Viktor Krum Biography & History
Viktor Krum is primarily celebrated for his exceptional Quidditch abilities, especially as a Seeker. While still in school at Durmstrang, Krum’s Quidditch prowess was already acknowledged internationally. Aside from sports, he gained attention during the Triwizard Tournament, not just for his performance but also due to his brief romantic association with Hermione Granger.
Playing as a Seeker for the Bulgarian national team, Viktor Krum has been part of several Quidditch World Cups. His formidable skills and strategic choice to catch the Snitch (even when Bulgaria was losing) during the 1994 Quidditch World Cup made him a significant figure in the sport.
Krum represented Durmstrang Institute in the Triwizard Tournament held at Hogwarts. He faced grave dangers, including dragons and merpeople, and was bewitched under the Imperius Curse during the final task.
Viktor Krum’s Magical Abilities & Skills
Quidditch Prowess: Renowned for his exceptional skill as a Seeker.
Dark Arts Resistance: Displayed some ability to resist the Imperius Curse, although not entirely.
People Close to Him
- Igor Karkaroff: Headmaster of Durmstrang while Krum was a student.
- Hermione Granger: Viktor took a liking to Hermione during his time at Hogwarts and even invited her to the Yule Ball. Their brief romantic association was a source of intrigue.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which Quidditch position did Viktor Krum play?
He was a Seeker.
Which school did Viktor Krum represent in the Triwizard Tournament?
Who did Viktor Krum go to the Yule Ball with during the Triwizard Tournament?
Viktor Krum’s quiet and reserved nature means he is not known for many memorable quotes. However, his brief interactions in the series, especially with Hermione, provide insights into his character.
Fun Trivia Questions About Viktor Krum
Question: At which event did Viktor Krum first catch the attention of Hogwarts students?
Answer: The Quidditch World Cup.
Question: Why was Viktor Krum’s decision to catch the Snitch during the 1994 Quidditch World Cup notable?
Answer: Because he caught the Snitch when his team was trailing, ensuring they lost by a margin smaller than 150 points.