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Hungarian Canoe Federation
SportCanoeing
Founded30 July 1941
AffiliationInternational Canoe Federation
Affiliation date1946
Regional affiliationEuropean Canoe Association
PresidentEtele Baráth
Official website
kajakkenusport.hu
Hungary

The Hungarian Canoe Federation (Hungarian: Magyar Kajak-Kenu Szövetség, MKKSZ) is the governing body of Canoe in Hungary. It organizes the Hungarian representation at international competitions and the Hungarian National Championships.

The Federation was formed on July 30, 1941, in Budapest. It became a member of the International Canoe Federation and of the European Canoe Association.

International competitions in Hungary

World Championships:

European Championships:

International achievements

Event Pos.
Olympic Games 22 29 26 3rd
World Championships 200 150 134 1st
European Championships 112 99 52 1st

Olympic Games

Botond Stocz - Olympic, World and European champion
Katalin Kovács - Olympic, World and European champion
János Parti - Olympic, World and European champion
Géza Csapó (r) - World and European champion
Rita Kőbán - Olympic, World and European champion
Danuta Kozák - Olympic, World and European champion
Imre Szőlősi - World and European champion
Natasa Janics - Olympic, World and European champion
Year Host city No. of
canoer
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1936 Germany Berlin 5 0 0 0 0 -
1948 United Kingdom London 5 0 0 0 0 -
1952 Finland Helsinki 12 0 2 1 3 VII.
1956 Australia Melbourne 13 1 3 3 7 IV.
1960 Italy Rome 9 1 3 2 6 II.
1964 Japan Tokyo 10 0 1 0 1 VI.
1968 Mexico Mexico City 10 2 3 1 6 I.
1972 West Germany Munich 12 0 2 2 4 V.
1976 Canada Montreal 14 0 3 5 8 V.
1980 Soviet Union Moscow 16 1 1 1 3 V.
1988 South Korea Seoul 16 2 1 1 4 III.
1992 Spain Barcelona 14 1 3 2 6 III.
1996 United States Atlanta 19 2 1 3 6 IV.
2000 Australia Sydney 15 4 2 1 7 I.
2004 Greece Athens 16 3 1 2 6 II.
2008 China Beijing 16 2 1 1 4 III.
2012 United Kingdom London 13 3 2 1 6 II.
2016 Brazil Rio de Janeiro 18 3 0 0 3 III.
2020 Japan Tokyo
Total 25 29 26 80 III.

World Championships

Year Host city Gold Silver Bronze Total
1938 Sweden Vaxholm 0 1 0 1 VI.
1954 France Mâcon 6 5 5 16 I.
1958 Czechoslovakia Prague 1 5 0 6 IV.
1963 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jajce 2 0 4 6 IV.
1966 East Germany East Berlin 3 3 5 11 III.
1970 Denmark Copenhagen 2 2 3 7 III.
1971 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade 4 5 2 11 II.
1973 Finland Tampere 7 4 5 16 II.
1974 Mexico Mexico City 3 4 3 10 III.
1975 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade 4 3 5 12 II.
1977 Bulgaria Sofia 3 4 4 11 III.
1978 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade 4 2 2 8 II.
1979 West Germany Duisburg 2 2 3 7 IV.
1981 United Kingdom Nottingham 3 3 2 8 III.
1982 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade 2 3 6 11 III.
1983 Finland Tampere 1 2 2 5 IV.
1985 Belgium Mechelen 3 3 2 8 II.
1986 Canada Montreal 7 3 1 11 I.
1987 West Germany Duisburg 2 5 2 9 II.
1989 Bulgaria Plovdiv 3 6 2 11 III.
1990 Poland Poznań 2 6 3 11 III.
1991 France Paris 4 5 3 12 II.
1993 Denmark Copenhagen 5 5 2 12 II.
1994 Mexico Mexico City 6 12 2 20 I.
1995 Germany Duisburg 9 3 3 15 I.
1997 Canada Dartmouth 8 6 2 16 II.
1998 Hungary Szeged 7 5 5 17 I.
1999 Italy Milan 6 2 8 16 II.
2001 Poland Poznań 8 4 4 16 I.
2002 Spain Seville 6 1 4 11 I.
2003 United States Gainesville 10 1 3 14 I.
2005 Croatia Zagreb 6 3 3 12 II.
2006 Hungary Szeged 12 2 4 18 I.
2007 Germany Duisburg 9 3 6 18 II.
2009 Canada Dartmouth 6 4 2 12 II.
2010 Poland Poznań 6 5 1 12 I.
2011 Hungary Szeged 6 1 3 10 II.
2013 Germany Duisburg 7 5 5 17 II.
2014 Russia Moscow 6 5 6 17 I.
2015 Italy Milan 3 6 4 13 III.
2017 Czech Republic Račice
2018 Portugal Montemor-o-Velho
2019 Hungary Szeged
Total 200 150 134 484 I.

European Championships

Year Host city Gold Silver Bronze Total
1957 Belgium Ghent 3 1 2 6
1959 West Germany Duisburg 7 6 4 17
1961 Poland Poznań 4 2 5 11
1963 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jajce 2 0 4 6
1965 Romania Bucharest 1 3 4 8
1967 West Germany Duisburg 2 1 2 5
1969 Soviet Union Moscow 4 3 4 11
1997 Bulgaria Plovdiv 9 6 3 18 I.
1999 Croatia Zagreb 2 9 1 12 IV.
2000 Poland Poznań 5 7 3 15 I.
2001 Italy Milan 8 9 3 20 I.
2002 Hungary Szeged 10 7 2 19 I.
2004 Poland Poznań 10 4 4 18 I.
2005 Poland Poznań 6 7 2 15 II.
2006 Czech Republic Račice 10 4 4 18 I.
2007 Spain Pontevedra 6 7 7 20 II.
2008 Italy Milan 6 7 5 18 I.
2009 Germany Brandenburg 6 9 2 17 II.
2010 Spain Trasona 6 4 2 12 II.
2011 Serbia Belgrade 6 2 2 10 I.
2012 Croatia Zagreb 5 2 3 10 II.
2013 Portugal Montemor-o-Velho 4 3 5 12 III.
2014 Germany Brandenburg 8 5 0 13 I.
2015 Czech Republic Račice 0 2 0 2 XII.
2016 Russia Moscow 5 5 4 14 I.
2017 Germany Duisburg
Total 112 99 52 263 I.

Notable kayakers, canoers

Canoe (C)

Men's
Women's

Kayak (K)

Men's
Women's

Presidents

Current sponsorships