Viktor Salmhofer

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameViktor Josef•Salmhofer
Used nameViktor•Salmhofer
Born24 July 1909 in Wien (Vienna), Wien (AUT)
Died18 April 1988 in Korneuburg, Niederösterreich (AUT)
AffiliationsSchwarz-Weiß, Wien (AUT)
NOC Austria


Flatwater canoeist Victor Salmhofer represented Austria at the 1948 London Olympics in the Canadian doubles, partnering Katl Molnar. The pair placed fifth over 1,000 metres and fourth over 10,000 metres. In both races the Austrians were a long way behind the French double bronze medallists, Georges Dransart and Georges Gandil.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) AUT Viktor Salmhofer
Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Karl Molnar 5
Canoe Marathon (Canoeing) AUT Viktor Salmhofer
Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Karl Molnar 4