Gabriella Szabó

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Gabriella Szabó
Personal information
NationalityHungarian
Born (1986-08-14) 14 August 1986 (age 34)
Budapest, Hungary
Sport
Sport Canoe sprint
ClubKSI (1997–2006)
Dunaferr SE (2006–2008)
Bp. Honvéd (2008–)
Coached by Ferenc Csipes

Gabriella Szabó (born 14 August 1986) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s.

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Career

She won the silver medal in the K-4 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Szabó also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-2 500 m: 2009, 2010; K-2 1000 m: 2010; K-4 500 m: 2011) and a bronze (K-2 1000 m: 2007).

Szabó also won a gold medal at the London Olympics in the Kayak Four (K4) 500m team event with Danuta Kozák, Katalin Kovács and Krisztina Fazekas for Hungary

In June 2015, she competed in the inaugural European Games, for Hungary in canoe sprint, more specifically, Women's K-4 500m with Anna Kárász, Danuta Kozák, and Ninetta Vad. She earned a gold medal.

In August 2016, she also won two gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the Kayak Double (K2) 500m with Danuta Kozák and in the Kayak Four (K4) 500m team event with Danuta Kozák, Tamara Csipes and Krisztina Fazekas Zur for Hungary. In both teams she served as the stroke for the unit.

Awards

Orders and special awards

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