Géza Csapó

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The native form of this personal name is Csapó Géza. This article uses the Western name order.
Géza Csapó
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver 1976 Montreal K-1 1000 m
Bronze 1972 Munich K-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1971 Belgrade K-1 4 x 500 m
Gold 1973 Tampere K-1 500 m
Gold 1973 Tampere K-1 1000 m
Gold 1973 Tampere K-2 10000 m
Gold 1974 Mexico City K-1 1000 m
Gold 1975 Belgrade K-1 500 m
Silver 1973 Tampere K-1 4 x 500 m
Silver 1974 Mexico City K-1 500 m
Bronze 1970 Copenhagen K-1 4 x 500 m
Bronze 1971 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Bronze 1977 Sofia K-2 500 m

Géza Csapó (born December 29, 1950) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed in the 1970s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won two medals in K-1 1000 m event with a silver in 1976 and a bronze in 1972.

Csapó also won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with six golds (K-1 500 m: 1973, 1975; K-1 1000 m: 1973, 1974; K-1 4 x 500 m: 1971, K-2 10000 m: 1973), two silvers (K-1 500 m: 1973, K-1 4 x 500 m: 1973), and three bronzes (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1970, K-2 500 m: 1977, K-4 1000 m: 1971).

He was elected Hungarian Sportsman of the year in 1973 after winning three gold medals at that year's World Championships.

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Awards
Preceded by
András Balczó
Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
1973
Succeeded by
Zoltán Magyar