Éva Rakusz

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The native form of this personal name is Rakusz Éva. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Éva Rakusz
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow K-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Montreal K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1981 Nottingham K-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1985 Mechelen K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1987 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Belgrade K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Belgrade K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Mechelen K-4 500 m

Éva Rakusz (born 13 May 1961 in Miskolc) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed in the 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, she won two medals with a silver (K-4 500 m: 1988) and a bronze (K-2 500 m: 1980).

Rakusz also won seven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-4 500 m: 1986), three silvers (K-1 500 m: 1981, K-2 500 m: 1985, K-4 500 m: 1987), and three bronzes (K-1 500 m: 1982, K-4 500 m: 1982, 1985). Nowadays she works as a P.E. teacher at Eötvös József Gimnázium,Tiszaújváros.

She was named Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year in 1981 after having won a silver medal at the World championships the same year.

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Awards
Preceded by
Magda Maros
Hungarian Sportswoman of The Year
1981
Succeeded by
Pálma Balogh