Peter Hochschorner

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Peter Hochschorner
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Peter Hochschorner
Personal information
Nationality Slovak
Born (1979-09-07) 7 September 1979 (age 35)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
Country Slovakia
Sport Canoe slalom
Event(s) C-2

Peter Hochschorner (born 7 September 1979) is a Slovak slalom canoeist who won three Olympic gold medals in the C-2 event, in 2000, 2004 and 2008 and one bronze medal in 2012, each time with his twin brother Pavol Hochschorner as the teammate.

Hochschorner also won fourteen medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with six golds (C-2: 2002, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011; C-2 team: 2009), four silvers (C-2 team: 1999, 2011, 2013, 2014) and four bronzes (C-2: 2003, 2006; C-2 team: 2006, 2007).

Hochschorner has won the overall World Cup title 10 times (1999–2004, 2006–2008 and 2011) with his twin brother, which is a record in any category.

At the European Championships he has won a total of 16 medals (10 golds, 3 silvers and 3 bronzes).

He lives in Čunovo, a borough of the Slovak capital Bratislava.

The Hochschorner brothers (Peter in rear) at the 2012 Summer Olympics

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1999 20 Jun 1999 Tacen 2nd C2
15 Aug 1999 Bratislava 1st C2
22 Aug 1999 Augsburg 1st C2
3 Oct 1999 Penrith 1st C2
2000 9 Jul 2000 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
23 Jul 2000 Prague 1st C2
30 Jul 2000 Augsburg 2nd C2
2001 27 May 2001 Goumois 1st C2
3 Jun 2001 Merano 1st C2
5 Aug 2001 Prague 3rd C2
9 Sep 2001 Wausau 1st C2
2002 26 May 2002 Guangzhou 1st C2
20 Jul 2002 Augsburg 1st C2
14 Sep 2002 Tibagi 1st C2
2003 6 Jul 2003 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
13 Jul 2003 Tacen 2nd C2
31 Jul 2003 Bratislava 1st C2
3 Aug 2003 Bratislava 1st C2
2004 23 May 2004 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
30 May 2004 Merano 1st C2
11 Jul 2004 Prague 1st C2
25 Jul 2004 Bourg St.-Maurice 2nd C2
2005 10 Jul 2005 Athens 2nd C2
24 Jul 2005 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
2006 28 May 2006 Athens 1st C2
2 Jul 2006 L'Argentière-la-Bessée 2nd C21
5 Aug 2006 Prague 3rd C22
2007 18 Mar 2007 Foz do Iguaçu 2nd C23
1 Jul 2007 Prague 1st C2
8 Jul 2007 Tacen 1st C2
14 Jul 2007 Augsburg 1st C2
2008 16 Mar 2008 Penrith 2nd C24
29 Jun 2008 Tacen 1st C2
5 Jul 2008 Augsburg 1st C2
2009 5 Jul 2009 Bratislava 1st C2
11 Jul 2009 Augsburg 2nd C2
2010 21 Feb 2010 Penrith 2nd C25
19 Jun 2010 Prague 2nd C2
2011 26 Jun 2011 Tacen 1st C2
10 Jul 2011 Markkleeberg 1st C2
2012 10 Jun 2012 Cardiff 3rd C2
2013 23 Jun 2013 Cardiff 1st C2
25 Aug 2013 Bratislava 1st C2
2015 5 Jul 2015 Liptovský Mikuláš 1st C2
1 European Championship counting for World Cup points
2 World Championship counting for World Cup points
3 Pan American Championship counting for World Cup points
4 Oceania Championship counting for World Cup points
5 Oceania Canoe Slalom Open counting for World Cup points

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