|Men's canoe sprint|
|1980 Moscow||C-2 500 m|
|1977 Sofia||C-2 500 m|
|1978 Belgrade||C-2 500 m|
|1981 Nottingham||C-2 500 m|
|1985 Mechelen||C-2 500 m|
|1986 Montreal||C-2 500 m|
|1986 Montreal||C-2 1000 m|
|1982 Belgrade||C-2 500 m|
István Vaskuti (born December 4, 1955 in Debrecen) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed from the late 1970s to the late 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won the C-2 500 m event in Moscow in 1980.
Vaskuti also won seven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with six golds (C-2 500 m: 1977, 1978, 1981, 1985, 1986; C-2 1000 m: 1986) and one bronze (C-2 500 m: 1982). After his career as active competitor, he started to work as a canoe-coach and succeeded also on this side of the sport and won several world and Olympic titles as coach of different famous canoeists.
He is now a sports administrator, chairman of the International Canoe Federation Flatwater Committee. He was Chief Official at the 2006 World Championships, held in the Hungarian city of Szeged. In 2008, Vaskúti was elected First Vice President of the ICF at their Congress in Rome.
- ICF 2008 ICF Congress report in Rome, including Vaskuti's appointment. - accessed November 30, 2008.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007.
- Sports-reference.com profile
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