Luboš Hilgert (canoeist born 1960)

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Luboš Hilgert
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Czechoslovakia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1981 Bala K1
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Meran K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Augsburg K1
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Tacen K1 team
Representing  Czech Republic
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Mezzana K1 team

Luboš Hilgert (born October 25, 1960 in Prague) is a Czechoslovak-Czech slalom canoeist who competed in the 1980s and 1990s. He won five medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a silver (K1: 1981) and four bronzes (K1: 1985, K1 team: 1983, 1991, 1993).

Hilgert also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of 18th in the K1 event at Atlanta in 1996 Summer Olympics.

He is the husband of Štěpánka Hilgertová, a slalom canoeist who competed for Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic in six Summer Olympics. Their son Luboš Hilgert is also an active slalom canoeist.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1989 12 Aug 1989 Mezzana 2nd K1
15 Aug 1989 Augsburg 2nd K1
20 Aug 1989 Tacen 3rd K1
1990 1990 Savage River 1st K1
11 Aug 1990 Augsburg 2nd K1
18 Aug 1990 Bourg St.-Maurice 3rd K1
1992 16 Feb 1992 Murupara 1st K1
23 Feb 1992 Launceston 3rd K1
1993 1 Aug 1993 Augsburg 1st K1

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