Géza Csapó

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