Botond Storcz

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The native form of this personal name is Storcz Botond. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Botond Storcz
Storcz in 2013
Personal information
Born 30 January 1975 (1975-01-30) (age 42)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport Canoe sprint
Club Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre
Budapest Honvéd FC

Botond Storcz (born 30 January 1975) is a retried Hungarian sprint canoeist. He competed at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics and won three gold medals (K-2 500 m: 2000, K-4 1000 m: 2000, 2004). He also won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-1 500 m: 1997, K-1 1000 m: 1997, K-4 500 m: 1997, K-4 1000 m: 1999), five silvers (K-2 500 m: 1999, K-4 500 m: 1998, K-4 1000 m: 1997, 1998, 2001), and two bronzes (K-2 500 m: 2002, K-4 500 m: 1999).

Storcz was named Hungarian Sportsman of the Year in 1997 for winning three gold medals at that year's World Championships. He worked as a canoeing coach at the Hungarian University of Physical Education. Since 2009 he is the head coach of the Hungarian National Kayak Canoe Team.



Preceded by
István Kovács
Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
Succeeded by
Tibor Gécsek