István Timár

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The native form of this personal name is Timár István. This article uses the Western name order.
István Timár
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico City K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1968 Mexico City K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1963 Jajce K-2 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1963 Jajce K-4 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1971 Belgrade K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Copenhagen K-4 1000 m

István Timár-Geng (January 7, 1940 – December 4, 1994) was a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s. At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, he won two medals with a silver in the K-2 1000 m and a bronze in the K-4 1000 m events.

Timár-Geng also won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two gold (K-2 10000 m and K-4 10000 m: both 1963), a silver (K-4 10000 m: 1971), and a bronze (K-4 1000 m: 1970).