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János Rátkai

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJános•Rátkai
Used nameJános•Rátkai
Born30 May 1951 in Kunszentmiklós (HUN)
Measurements177 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsCsepel SC, Budapest (HUN) / Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary

Biography

János Rátkai had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1973 K2 1000 m (with József Deme), 1st 1973 K4 1000 m (with József Deme, Csongor Vargha, and Csaba Giczy), 2nd 1973 K2 500 m (with József Deme), 2nd 1974 K2 500 m (with József Deme), 2nd 1977 K4 10000 m (with Csaba Giczy, István Joós, and the non-Olympian Iván Herczeg), 3rd 1974 K4 1000 m (with József Deme, Csaba Giczy, and Csongor Vargha), 3rd 1975 K2 1000 m (with József Deme), 3rd 1975 K4 1000 m (with Zoltán Bakó, Géza Csapó, and József Deme).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN János Rátkai
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) József Deme 2 Silver
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN János Rátkai
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) József Deme 5
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Hungary 8
1980 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) HUN János Rátkai
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Hungary 5

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1972 Summer Olympics 8 September 1972 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Semi-Finals, Heat One 3:30.71 1

Special Notes