János Rátkai

János Rátkai (born 30 May 1951) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed from the early 1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the K-2 1000 m event at Munich in 1972.

János Rátkai
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich K-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1973 Tampere K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1973 Tampere K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1973 Tampere K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1977 Sofia K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Mexico City K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Belgrade K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Belgrade K-4 1000 m

Rátkai also won eight medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-2 1000 m and K-4 1000 m: both 1973), three silvers (K-2 500 m: 1973, 1974; K-4 10000 m: 1977), and three bronzes (K-2 1000 m: 1975, K-4 1000 m: 1974, 1975).

ReferencesEdit

  • 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. "János Rátkai". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.