Buday (left) at the 1976 Olympics
|Born||July 5, 1952 (age 66)|
|Height||190 cm (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
Tamás Buday (born July 5, 1952) is a Canadian sprint canoe coach and retired Hungarian sprint canoer. He competed in doubles at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics and won two bronze medals in 1976. He also won thirteen medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four gold (C-2 1000 m: 1978, C-2 10000 m: 1978, 1981, 1983), five silvers (C-1 1000 m: 1981, C-2 1000 m: 1977, 1979; C-2 10000 m: 1974, 1975), and four bronzes (C-1 1000 m: 1977, C-2 10000 m: 1973, 1979, 1982).
In 1987, Buday defected to Canada, where he works as a national canoeing coach. He is a member of the Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame and recipient of the Canadian Coaching Excellence Award. His sons Attila and Tamás, Jr. competed in sprint canoe for Canada at three Olympics.
- Tamás Buday. Sports-reference.com
- Tamas Buday. Canoe Kayak Canada.
- Mississauga Canoe Club. cfly.ca
- Tamas Buday Sr and Rob Baert recognized for Coaching Contributions. Canoe Kayak Canada
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- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
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