Tibor Helyi

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Tibor Helyi
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Representing Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
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 1982 Belgrade K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1986 Montreal K-4 10000 m

Tibor Helyi (born 19 April 1963) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from the 1980s. He won four medals in the K-4 10000 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (1985), a silver (1987) and two bronzes (1982, 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. Hungary's capital and its largest city and metropolis is Budapest. Other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

The ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships are an international event in canoeing, one of two Summer Olympic sport events organized by the International Canoe Federation. The World Championships have taken place every non-Olympic year since 1970 and officially included paracanoe events since 2010; since 2012, paracanoe-specific editions of this event have been held in Summer Paralympic years.

The 1985 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Mechelen, Belgium.

Helyi also finished ninth in the K-2 1000 m event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

The men's K-2 1000 metres event was a pairs kayaking event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1988 Summer Olympics program.

1988 Summer Olympics Games of the XXIV Olympiad, celebrated in Seoul (South Korea) in 1988

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