Martin Hunter (canoeist)

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Martin Hunter
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Plovdiv K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Poznań K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Mexico City K-2 500 m

Martin Hunter (born 3 October 1965) is an Australian sprint canoeist who competed from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s. He won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-1 500 m: 1989) and two bronzes (K-1 500 m: 1990, K-2 500 m: 1994).

Hunter also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of seventh in the K-1 500 m event at Seoul in 1988.

He was an Australian Institute of Sport sprint canoeing scholarship holder in 1988, 1990 and 1996.[1]


  1. ^ Excellence : the Australian Institute of Sport. Canberra: Australian Sports Commission. 2002. ISBN 174013060X.