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Rita Kőbán

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 3
Bronze 1
Total 6
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameRita•Kőbán
Used nameRita•Kőbán
Born10 April 1965 in Budapest (HUN)
Measurements174 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsCsepel SC, Budapest (HUN) / Újpesti TE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

Rita Kőbán had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1986 K4 500 m (with Erika Géczi, Erika Mészáros, and Éva Rakusz), 1st 1994 K1 200 m, 1st 1994 K2 200 m (with the non-Olympian Éva Laky), 1st 1994 K4 200 m (with Éva Dónusz, Szilvia Mednyánszki, and the non-Olympian Éva Laky), 1st 1995 K1 200 m, 1st 1995 K1 500 m, 1st 1998 K4 200 m (with Kinga Czigány, Erzsébet Viski, and Katalin Kovács), 1st 1999 K4 200 m (with Katalin Kovács, Erzsébet Viski, and Szilvia Szabó), 1st 1999 K4 500 m (with Katalin Kovács, Erzsébet Viski, and Szilvia Szabó), 2nd 1985 K2 500 m (with Éva Rakusz), 2nd 1987 K4 500 m (with Erika Géczi, Katalin Povázsán, and Éva Rakusz), 2nd 1989 K4 500 m (with Erika Mészáros and the non-Olympians Katalin Gyulai and Henriette Huber), 2nd 1990 K4 500 m (with Éva Dónusz, Erika Mészáros, and the non-Olympian Henriette Huber), 2nd 1991 K1 500 m, 2nd 1991 K4 500 m (with Éva Dónusz, Erika Mészáros, and the non-Olympian Katalin Gyulai), 2nd 1993 K1 5000 m, 2nd 1994 K1 500 m, 2nd 1994 K4 500 m (with Éva Dónusz, Kinga Czigány, and Szilvia Mednyánszki), 2nd 1998 K2 200 m (with Kinga Czigány), 3rd 1985 K4 500 m (with Erika Géczi, Éva Rakusz, and the non-Olympian Katalin Gyulai), 3rd 1993 K4 500 m (with Kinga Czigány, Éva Dónusz, and Erika Mészáros), 3rd 1995 K4 500 m (with Kinga Czigány, Éva Dónusz, and Szilvia Mednyánszki), 3rd 1998 K2 500 m (with Kinga Czigány), 3rd 1999 K1 200 m, 3rd 1999 K1 500 m.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN Rita Kőbán
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) 4
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Hungary 2 Silver
1992 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN Rita Kőbán
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Éva Dónusz 3 Bronze
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Hungary 1 Gold
1996 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN Rita Kőbán
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Szilvia Mednyánszky 4
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN Rita Kőbán
Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) 6
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Hungary 2 Silver

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2000 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony HUN Rita Kőbán

Special Notes