Károly Wieland

Károly Wieland (Hungary, 1 May 1934 – 30 May 2020) was a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed in the mid to late 1950s. At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, he won a bronze medal in the C-2 1000 m event.

Károly Wieland
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne C-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1954 Mâcon C-2 10000 m

Wieland also won a gold in the C-2 10000 m event at the 1954 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Mâcon. He died at his home in Germany on 30 May 2020.[1]



  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). 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. "Károly Wieland". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.