Gábor Vincze (judoka)

Gábor Vincze (born 29 February 1976) is a former Hungarian Paralympic judoka. He is a two-time Paralympic bronze medalist, one-time World bronze medalist and two-time European medalist.[1][2]

Gábor Vincze
Personal information
Born (1976-02-29) 29 February 1976 (age 45)
Sport
Country Hungary
SportParalympic judo
DisabilityMacular degeneration
Medal record
Paralympic judo
Representing  Hungary
Paralympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Men's -81kg
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Men's -81kg
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Brommat Men's -81kg
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2005 Vlaardingen Men's -81kg
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Eger Men's -81kg

Vincze became partially blind when he was four years old after drinking a large amount of wine which caused him to have alcohol poisoning.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gabor Vincze Judoka". JudoInside. 1 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Gabor Vincze - IPC Profile". International Paralympic Committee. 1 September 2020.
  3. ^ "It's impossible for you! Interview with Paralympian Gábor Vincze (in Hungarian)". Magyar Judo Szövetség. 15 November 2019.