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Tamás Wichmann

The native form of this personal name is Wichmann Tamás. This article uses the Western name order.
Tamás Wichmann
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver 1968 Mexico City C-2 1000 m
Silver 1972 Munich C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1976 Montreal C-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1970 Copenhagen C-1 10000 m
Gold 1971 Belgrade C-1 10000 m
Gold 1971 Belgrade C-2 1000 m
Gold 1974 Mexico City C-1 10000 m
Gold 1977 Sofia C-1 10000 m
Gold 1979 Duisburg C-1 1000 m
Gold 1979 Duisburg C-1 10000 m
Gold 1981 Nottingham C-1 10000 m
Gold 1982 Belgrade C-1 10000 m
Silver 1966 East Berlin C-1 1000 m
Silver 1970 Copenhagen C-2 1000 m
Silver 1971 Belgrade C-1 500 m
Silver 1978 Belgrade C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1973 Tampere C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1973 Tampere C-1 10000 m
Bronze 1973 Tampere C-2 1000 m
Bronze 1975 Belgrade C-1 1000 m
Bronze 1983 Tampere C-1 10000 m

Tamás Wichmann (born 4 February 1948) is a Hungarian sprint canoer who competed from 1966 to 1983. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won three medals. This included two silver (C-1 1000 m: 1972, C-2 1000 m: 1968) and one bronze (C-1 1000 m: 1976).

Wichmann found better success at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, winning a total of 18 medals. This included nine golds (C-1 1000 m: 1979, C-1 10000 m: 1970, 1971, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982; C-2 1000 m: 1971), four silvers (C-1 500: 1971, C-1 1000 m: 1966, 1978; C-2 1000 m: 1970), and five bronzes (C-1 1000 m: 1973, 1975; C-1 10000 m: 1973, 1983; C-2 1000 m: 1973).

He was elected Hungarian Sportsman of the year in 1979 after winning two gold medals at that year's World Championships.


  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007.
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Preceded by
Zoltán Magyar
Hungarian Sportsman of The Year
Succeeded by
Zoltán Magyar

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