Gabriella Szabó

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This article is about the Hungarian sprint canoer. For the Romanian track and field athlete, see Gabriela Szabo.
Gabriella Szabó
Personal information
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1986-08-14) August 14, 1986 (age 30)
Budapest, Hungary
Sport Canoe sprint
Club KSI (1997–2006)
Dunaferr SE (2006–2008)
Bp. Honvéd (2008–)
Coached by Ferenc Csipes
The native form of this personal name is Szabó Gabriella. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Gabriella Szabó (born 14 August 1986) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s.


She won the silver medal in the K-4 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Szabó also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-2 500 m: 2009, 2010; K-2 1000 m: 2010; K-4 500 m: 2011) and a bronze (K-2 1000 m: 2007).

Szabó also won a gold medal at the London Olympics in the Kayak Four (K4) 500m team event with Danuta Kozák, Katalin Kovács and Krisztina Fazekas for Hungary

In June 2015, she competed in the inaugural European Games, for Hungary in canoe sprint, more specifically, Women's K-4 500m with Anna Kárász, Danuta Kozák, and Ninetta Vad. She earned a gold medal.

In August 2016, she also won two gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the Kayak Double (K2) 500m with Danuta Kozák and in the Kayak Four (K4) 500m team event with Danuta Kozák, Tamara Csipes and Krisztina Fazekas Zur for Hungary. In both teams she served as the stroke for the unit.



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