Tamás Wichmann

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The native form of this personal name is Wichmann Tamás. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Tamás Wichmann
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico City C-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich C-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal C-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Copenhagen C-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1971 Belgrade C-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1971 Belgrade C-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1974 Mexico City C-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia C-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1979 Duisburg C-1 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1979 Duisburg C-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1981 Nottingham C-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1982 Belgrade C-1 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1966 East Berlin C-1 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1970 Copenhagen C-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1971 Belgrade C-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1978 Belgrade C-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Tampere C-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Tampere C-1 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Tampere C-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Belgrade C-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Tampere C-1 10000 m

Tamás Wichmann (born 4 February 1948) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed from 1966 to 1983. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won three medals. This included two silver (C-1 1000 m: 1972, C-2 1000 m: 1968) and one bronze (C-1 1000 m: 1976).

Wichmann found better success at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, winning a total of 18 medals. This included nine golds (C-1 1000 m: 1979, C-1 10000 m: 1970, 1971, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982; C-2 1000 m: 1971), four silvers (C-1 500: 1971, C-1 1000 m: 1966, 1978; C-2 1000 m: 1970), and five bronzes (C-1 1000 m: 1973, 1975; C-1 10000 m: 1973, 1983; C-2 1000 m: 1973).

He was elected Hungarian Sportsman of the year in 1979 after winning two gold medals at that year's World Championships.

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Awards
Preceded by
Zoltán Magyar
Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
1979
Succeeded by
Zoltán Magyar