Roland Kökény

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The native form of this personal name is Kökény Roland. This article uses the Western name order.
Roland Kökény
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Competitor for  Hungary
Olympic Games
Gold 2012 London K-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 2005 Zagreb K-2 1000 m
Gold 2006 Szeged K-4 1000 m
Silver 2001 Poznań K-4 1000 m
Silver 2003 Gainesville K-4 1000 m
Bronze 2013 Duisburg K-2 1000 m
European Championships
Gold 2012 Zagreb K-2 1000 m
Bronze 2011 Belgrade K-2 1000 m

Roland Kökény (born 24 October 1975 in Miskolc) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from the early 2000s. A member of the Esztergom Kayak-Canoe club, he is 185 (6'1") tall and weighs 82 kg (180 lbs). He won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-2 1000 m: 2005, K-4 1000 m: 2006) and two silvers (K-4 1000 m: 2001, 2003).

Kökény also competed in three Summer Olympics, at the London Olympics of 2012, he won the gold medal together with Rudolf Dombi for his country in the Kayak Double (K2) 1000m.[1] At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens he came sixth in the K-1 1000 m event.

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  1. ^ "London 2012 Men's K2 1000m". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

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