Ákos Vereckei

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The native form of this personal name is Vereckei Ákos. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Ákos Vereczkei
Personal information
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1977-08-26) August 26, 1977 (age 39)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoe sprint
Club 600px Rosso e Nero2.png Bp. Honvéd (2001-2013)
Rosso e Blu3.png Csepel SC (1991-2001)
600px Bianco e Azzurro (Bordato).png Pestvidéki Gépgyár SK (1987-1991)
Retired 2013

Ákos Vereckei (Sometimes listes as Ákos Vereczkei, born August 26, 1977 in Budapest) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who has competed since the late 1990s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won two gold medals in the K-4 1000 m events (2000, 2004).

Vereckei also won ten medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with six golds (K-1 500 m: 1998, 1999, 2001; K-4 500 m: 1997, K-4 1000 m: 1999; K-4 1000 m: 2006), two silvers (K-2 1000 m: 2010, K-4 1000 m: 2003), and two bronzes (K-2 1000 m: 2002, K-4 500 m: 1999).

A member of the Budapest Honvéd FC club, he is 188 cm (6'1") tall and weighs 88 kg (194 lbs).

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