Botond Storcz

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The native form of this personal name is Storcz Botond. This article uses the Western name order.
Storcz in 2013
Botond Storcz
Medal record
Men’s canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 2000 Sydney K-2 500 m
Gold 2000 Sydney K-4 1000 m
Gold 2004 Athens K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1997 Dartmouth K-1 500 m
Gold 1997 Dartmouth K-1 1000 m
Gold 1997 Dartmouth K-4 500 m
Gold 1999 Milan K-4 1000 m
Silver 1997 Dartmouth K-4 1000 m
Silver 1998 Szeged K-4 500 m
Silver 1998 Szeged K-4 1000 m
Silver 1999 Milan K-2 500 m
Silver 2001 Poznań K-4 1000 m
Bronze 1999 Milan K-4 500 m
Bronze 2002 Seville K-2 500 m

Botond Storcz (born January 30, 1975 in Budapest) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from 1997 to 2004. Competing in two Summer Olympics he won three gold medals (K-2 500 m: 2000, K-4 1000 m: 2000, 2004).

Storcz also won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-1 500 m: 1997, K-1 1000 m: 1997, K-4 500 m: 1997, K-4 1000 m: 1999), five silvers (K-2 500 m: 1999, K-4 500 m: 1998, K-4 1000 m: 1997, 1998, 2001), and two bronzes (K-2 500 m: 2002, K-4 500 m: 1999).

He was named Hungarian Sportsman of the Year in 1997 for winning three gold medals at that year's World Championships.

He is currently a member of the Budapest Honvéd FC club. He is 183 cm (6'0") tall and weighs 87 kg (191 lbs). Storcz works as a canoeing coach at the Hungarian University of Physical Education.

European Championships[edit]

  • 2004 - gold medal, K-4 1000 m
  • 2000 - silver medal, K-4 1000 m
  • 1997 - gold medal, K-1 500 m
  • 1997 - gold medal, K-1 1000 m
  • 1997 - gold medal, K-4 500 m

References[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
István Kovács
Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
1997
Succeeded by
Tibor Gécsek