Richard Riszdorfer

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Richard Riszdorfer
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Seville K-4 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2002 Seville K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Gainesville K-4 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Gainesville K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Szeged K-4 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Zagreb K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2009 Dartmouth K-4 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Poznań K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Dartmouth K-4 1000 m

Richard Riszdorfer (Hungarian: Riszdorfer Richárd [ˈrizdorfɛr ˈrihaːrd]; born 17 March 1981 in Komárno)[1] is a Slovak sprint canoer who has competed since the late 1990s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the K-4 1000 m event with a silver in 2008 and a bronze in 2004.

Riszdorfer has also won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with six golds (K-4 500 m: 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007; K-4 1000 m: 2002, 2003), two silvers (K-4 200 m: 2009, K-4 1000 m: 2005), and three bronzes (K-4 500 m: 2001, K-4 1000 m: 2007, 2009).

Ricsi, the younger brother of teammate Michal, is a member of the ŠKP Bratislava club. He is 181 cm (5'11") tall and weighs 80 kg (176 lbs). He has been a scholarship holder with the Olympic Solidarity program since August 2002.

Personal life[edit]

Riszdorfer belongs to the Hungarian minority in Slovakia.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Riszdorfer Biography and Olympic Results". Sportsreference. Retrieved 15 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Magyar sportsikerek nyomában #8" [In the wake of Hungarian sports successes #8] (in Hungarian). Hócipő. 11 February 2007. Retrieved 15 October 2011. Brothers Mihály and Richard Riszdorfer – kayakers, Hungarian boys from Komárno, key members of the so far five times World champion Slovakian kayak quartet. (Riszdorfer Mihály és Richárd testvérpár – kajakosok, komáromi magyar fiúk, oszlopos tagjai az eddig 5 világbajnoki aranyéremmel dicsekedhető Szlovák kajaknégyesnek.)
  3. ^ Nagy, Myrtil (2012). "Maďari". In Myrtil Nagy. Naše národnostné menšiny. Šamorín: Fórum inštitút pre výskum menšín. p. 9. ISBN 978-80-89249-57-2.

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