|Men’s canoe sprint|
|2000 Sydney||C-2 500 m|
|1993 Copenhagen||C-4 500 m|
|1994 Mexico City||C-4 500 m|
|2003 Gainesville||C-4 1000 m|
|1994 Mexico City||C-2 1000 m|
|1995 Duisburg||C-4 1000 m|
|1999 Milan||C-2 500 m|
|2003 Gainesville||C-4 500 m|
Ferenc Novák (born July 13, 1969 in Budapest) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who has competed from the early 1990s to 2006. At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, he won a gold medal in the C-2 500 m event with teammate Imre Pulai.
In the four-man (C-4) canoe he has won a total of three world championship gold medals (1993, 1994 and 2003), as well as two European golds (2002 and 2004). Novák won a total of six medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.
His last success came at the 2006 European Championships, held in Račice, Czech Republic, where he won a C-4 500 m bronze medal.
Novak is currently a member of the Budapest Honvéd FC club.
Height: 173 cm (5'8"); weight 77 kg (169 lbs)
- Perpetual champion of Hungarian Kayak-Canoe
- Orders and special awards
- Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary – Officer's Cross (2000)
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine (archived 2010-01-05).
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
- Kataca.hu profile (in Hungarian)
- Sports-Reference.com profile
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