István Szabó (canoeist)

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István Szabó
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal K-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1971 Belgrade K-1 4 x 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1974 Mexico City K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1975 Belgrade K-2 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade K-2 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City K-4 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1977 Sofia K-2 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg K-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1981 Nottingham K-2 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1983 Tampere K-2 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1985 Mechelen K-2 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Copenhagen K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1971 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Belgrade K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Belgrade K-2 10000 m

István Szabó (born June 15, 1950) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the K-2 1000 m event with a silver in 1980 and a bronze in 1976.

Szabó also won sixteen medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with five golds (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1971, K-2 1000 m: 1974, 1977; K-2 10000 m: 1975, 1978), six silvers (K-2 1000 m: 1979, K-2 10000 m: 1977, 1981, 1983, 1985, K-4 10000 m: 1974), and five bronzes (K-2 1000 m: 1978, K-2 10000 m: 1982, K-4 1000 m: 1970, 1971, 1975).

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