Gábor Horváth (kayaker)

Gábor Horváth (born November 15, 1971 in Budapest) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed from 1993 to 2006. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won three medals in the K-4 1000 m event with two golds (2000, 2004) and one silver (1996).

Gábor Horváth
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Milan K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Szeged K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1993 Copenhagen K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1997 Dartmouth K-4 200 m
Silver medal – second place 1999 Milan K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Copenhagen K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Mexico City K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Dartmouth K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Szeged K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Milan K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Seville K-4 200 m

A member of the Budapest Honvéd FC club, Horváth also had outstanding success at the canoeing World Championships.

Horvath is a member of the Budapest Honvéd FC club.

AwardsEdit

Orders and special awards

ReferencesEdit

  • Kataca.hu profile (in Hungarian)
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at the Wayback Machine (archived 2010-01-05). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Gábor Horváth". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.