Jean-Pierre Burny

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Jean-Pierre Burny
Paul Hoekstra and Jean-Pierre Burny in 1975.jpg
Paul Hoekstra and Jean-Pierre Burny (right) in 1975
Personal information
Born 12 November 1944 (1944-11-12) (age 72)
Mont-Saint-Guibert, Brabant Wallon, Belgium
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Sport canoe sprint
Club KCC Gent, Gent
RCNML, Anseremme

Jean-Pierre Burny (born 12 November 1944) is a Belgian sprint canoer who competed from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. He won two medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver (K-2 500 m: 1971) and a bronze (K-1 500 m: 1970).

Burny also competed in three Summer Olympics in 1968–1976 with the best result of fourth place in the K-1 1000 m event in 1972.

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