Kálmán Petrovics

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Kálmán Petrovics
Medal record
Representing Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Men's canoe sprint
Canoe Sprint World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1985 Mechelen K-4 10000 m
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1987 Duisburg K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1986 Montreal K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1986 Montreal K-4 10000 m
Men's canoe marathon
Canoe Marathon World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg1990 Denmark K-1 marathon

Kálmán Petrovics is a Hungarian sprint and marathon canoeist who competed in the mid to late 1980s. He won a complete set of medals in the K-4 10000 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold in 1985, a silver in 1987, and two bronze in 1982 and 1986.

Hungary Country in Central Europe

Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world, and among the few non-Indo-European languages to be widely spoken in Europe. Hungary's capital and largest city is Budapest; other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

Canoe sprint discipline in sport of canoeing and kayaking

Canoe sprint is a sport in which athletes race canoes or kayaks on calm water.

Canoe marathon

Canoe marathon is a paddling sport in which athletes paddle a kayak or canoe over a long distance to the finish line. While the International Canoe Federation states the standard distances are up to 30 km, many races are significantly longer. Many events are raced down sections of river, including currents or portages around obstacles. Some events attract thousands of competitors and are staged over several days.

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