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John Sumegi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Zoltan•Sumegi
Used nameJohn•Sumegi
Born27 October 1954 in Orange, New South Wales (AUS)
Measurements182 cm / 85 kg
Affiliations?, New South Wales, (AUS)
NOC Australia


John Sumegi had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 2nd 1979 K1 500 m.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) AUS John Sumegi
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) John Southwood 8
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Australia 4 h2 r3/4
1980 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) AUS John Sumegi
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 4

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1980 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony AUS John Sumegi

Special Notes