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Ákos Vereckei

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameÁkos•Vereckei
Used nameÁkos•Vereckei
Born26 August 1977 in Budapest (HUN)
Measurements188 cm / 88 kg
AffiliationsCsepel SC, Budapest (HUN) / Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
NOC(s) Hungary

Biography

Ákos Vereckei had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1997 K4 500 m (with Zoltán Kammerer, Botond Storcz, and Róbert Hegedűs), 1st 1998 K1 500 m, 1st 1999 K1 500 m, 1st 1999 K4 1000 m (with Zoltán Kammerer, Botond Storcz, and Gábor Horváth), 1st 2001 K1 500 m, 1st 2006 K4 1000 m (with Gábor Horváth, Roland Kökény, and the non-Olympian Lajos Gyökös), 2nd 2003 K4 1000 m (with Zoltán Kammerer, Roland Kökény, and Krisztián Veréb), 2nd 2010 K2 1000 m (with Zoltán Kammerer), 3rd 1999 K4 500 m (with Zoltán Kammerer, Botond Storcz, and Gábor Horváth), 3rd 2002 K2 1000 m (with Krisztián Veréb).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 4 Representing Hungary    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Hungary 1 Gold
2004 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 5 Representing Hungary    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Hungary 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 6 Representing Hungary    
  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
2004 Summer Olympics 23 August 2004 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Round One, Heat Two 2:51.010 1

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