Tamás Buday

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The native form of this personal name is Buday Tamás. This article uses the Western name order.
Tamás Buday
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Bronze 1976 Montreal C-2 500 m
Bronze 1976 Montreal C-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1978 Belgrade C-2 1000 m
Gold 1978 Belgrade C-2 10000 m
Gold 1981 Nottingham C-2 10000 m
Gold 1983 Tampere C-2 10000 m
Silver 1974 Mexico City C-2 10000 m
Silver 1975 Belgrade C-2 10000 m
Silver 1977 Sofia C-2 1000 m
Silver 1979 Duisburg C-2 1000 m
Silver 1981 Nottingham C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1973 Tampere C-2 10000 m
Bronze 1977 Sofia C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1979 Duisburg C-2 10000 m
Bronze 1982 Belgrade C-2 10000 m

Tamás Buday (born July 5, 1952) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won bronze medals in the C-2 500 m and C-2 1000 m events at Montreal in 1976.

Buday also won thirteen medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four gold (C-2 1000 m: 1978, C-2 10000 m: 1978, 1981, 1983), five silvers (C-1 1000 m: 1981, C-2 1000 m: 1977, 1979; C-2 10000 m: 1974, 1975), and four bronzes (C-1 1000 m: 1977, C-2 10000 m: 1973, 1979, 1982).

He defected to Canada in 1987[1] Buday's sons Attila and Tamás, Jr. competed for Canada in three Summer Olympics, earning their best finish of seventh in the C-2 1000 m event at Sydney in 2000.

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