Zoltán Kammerer

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The native form of this personal name is Kammerer Zoltán. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Zoltán Kammerer
Kammerer Tóth Kulifai Paumann.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s) Kamera
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1978-03-10) 10 March 1978 (age 39)
Vác, Hungary
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoe sprint
Club Gödi SE (–1993)
Újpesti TE (1994–1996)
Győri VSE (1997–)

Zoltán Kammerer (born 10 March 1978) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who has competed since the mid-1990s. Competing in five Summer Olympics, he won three gold medals (K-2 500 m: 2000, K-4 1000 m: 2000, 2004) and a silver medal (K-4 1000 m: 2012).[1]

Kammerer also twelve medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-2 1000 m: 2006, K-4 500 m: 1997, K-4 1000 m: 1999), four silvers (K-2 500 m: 2009, K-2 1000 m: 2010) K-4 1000 m: 2001, 2003), and five bronzes (K-2 500 m: 2002, 2006, 2007; K-2 1000 m: 2007, K-4 500 m: 1999).

A member of the Győr club, he is 182 cm (6'0) tall and weighs 86 kg (190 lbs).

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Kammerer carried the Hungarian flag at the opening ceremonies. This was initially planned to be given to his fellow canoer György Kolonics who had died a month before the Games.

In June 2015, he competed in the inaugural European Games, for Hungary in canoe sprint, more specifically, Men's K-2 1000m with Tamas Szalai and K-4 1000m with Dávid Tóth, Tamás Kulifai, and Dániel Pauman. He earned gold medals in both areas.

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  1. ^ "London 2012 - Men's K4 1000 m". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 

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