Kurt Presslmayr

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Kurt Presslmayr
Medal record
Men's slalom canoeing
Representing  Austria
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1965 Spittal K-1
Gold medal – first place 1971 Meran K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1965 Spittal K-1 team

Kurt Presslmayr (born 6 February 1943) is an Austrian retired slalom canoeist who competed from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s. He won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, with two golds (K-1: 1965, K-1 team: 1971) and a bronze (K-1 team: 1965).

Presslmayr also finished tenth in the K-1 event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.

He was named Austrian Sportsman of the Year in 1965.


Preceded by
Austria Josef Stiegler
Austrian Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Austria Emmerich Danzer