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Knut Holmann

Knut Holmann About Norwegian sprint canoer who won three Olympic gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta and 2000 Sydney games. Other Informations He won a bronze and silver medal at the 1992 Olympics, his first Olympics event. He won a total of 19 medals in International Competition. He married Laila Ervig in 1998. He won …

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Isaquias Queiroz

Isaquias Queiroz About Brazilian canoeist who is known for specializing in the sprint events. He has competed on Brazil’s national team at the 2016 Olympic Games and is also known for competing in the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.  Other Informations With a conflicted upbringing including a kidnapping at the age of five and a …

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Vladimir Parfenovich

Vladimir Parfenovich About Belarusian canoer who won three gold medals at the 1980 Olympics and nine gold medals in World Championship competition. Other Informations He won his first gold in international competition at the 1979 World Championships, where he won three gold medals. He won a total of 13 gold medals between the Olympics and …

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Pedro Goncalves da Silva

Pedro Goncalves da Silva About Brazilian slalom canoeist who gained fame after finishing sixth at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It was the best result the country had ever had in the sport. Other Informations He earned his first silver medal of his career when he finished second at the 2015 Pan …

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Tony Estanguet

Tony Estanguet About French slalom canoeist who won gold medals in 2000, 2004, and in 2012 in London, all in the C-1 event. Other Informations He competed in his first Olympics in 2000, winning gold in the C-1 event. He won a total of eight gold medals between Olympic and World Championship events. He is …

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Tim Baillie

Tim Baillie About Scottish slalom canoer who won his first Olympic gold medal representing Great Britain in the C-2 event in 2012. The same year, he won his first European Canoe Slalom Championship. Other Informations He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nottingham. He was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire …

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Mark de Jonge

Mark de Jonge About Canadian canoe sprinter known for winning the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics. He set a world record for speed in the 200 meter sprint in 2014. He’s won gold medals at both the World Championships and Pan Am games. Other Informations He started Kayaking when he was 13 and …

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Gert Fredriksson

Gert Fredriksson About Swedish sprint canoer who won six gold medals between 1942 and 1964 and competed at four different Olympics. Other Informations He competed in his first Olympic events in 1948 when he took gold in the K-1 1,000 meter and K-1 10,000 meter races. He served as the head coach for the Swedish …

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Gabriella Szabo

Gabriella Szabo About Hungarian spring canoer who earned a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in the K-4 500 meter event. She made her Olympic debut in 2008, taking the silver medal in the K-4 500 meter race. Other Informations She received a bronze medal at the 2007 World Championships in Duisburg, competing in the …

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Etienne Stott

Etienne Stott About Slalom canoeist who won a gold medal in the men’s slalom C-2 at the 2012 Olympics and placed first in the C-2 team event at the 2012 European Championships. Other Informations He attended Biddenham Upper School in Bedfordshire, England. He took bronze in the men’s C-2 team at the 2011 World Championships. …

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Cristian Toro

Cristian Toro About Canoer who won the gold medal at the men’s K-2 200 meters event at the 2016 Summer Olympics with Saúl Craviotto. He has more than 40,000 followers on his torocarballo Instagram account. Other Informations He was interviewed on 90 Minuti in 2016. He won silver at the 2017 World Championships in Račice at the K-2 200 and K-4 500 …

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Aurel Vernescu

Aurel Vernescu About Romanian sprint canoer who competed in four Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal and two bronzes. Other Informations He won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, four of them golds. He died from a cardiac insufficiency. He was born and raised in Romania. He and Anne-Laure Viard were …