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Gabriella Szabo













































About Gabriella Szabo

Hungarian spring canoer who earned a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in the K-4 500 meter event. She made her Olympic debut in 2008, taking the silver medal in the K-4 500 meter race.


Early life

She received a bronze medal at the 2007 World Championships in Duisburg, competing in the K-2 1,000 meter event.


Trivia

She earned a total of eight gold medals in World Championship events from 2009 to 2014.


Family of Gabriella Szabo

She was born in Budapest, Hungary.


Close associates of Gabriella Szabo

She and French spring canoer Anne-Laure Viard competed against each other at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.





















Gert Fredriksson













































About Gert Fredriksson

Swedish sprint canoer who won six gold medals between 1942 and 1964 and competed at four different Olympics.


Early life

He competed in his first Olympic events in 1948 when he took gold in the K-1 1,000 meter and K-1 10,000 meter races.


Trivia

He served as the head coach for the Swedish canoe team at the 1964 Olympics.


Family of Gert Fredriksson

He is the son of Agnes and Heglund Fredriksson.


Close associates of Gert Fredriksson

He took gold in the 1960 Olympics when boxer Muhammad Ali also took home the gold.





















Aurel Vernescu













































About Aurel Vernescu

Romanian sprint canoer who competed in four Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal and two bronzes.


Early life

He won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, four of them golds.


Trivia

He died from a cardiac insufficiency.


Family of Aurel Vernescu

He was born and raised in Romania.


Close associates of Aurel Vernescu

He and Anne-Laure Viard were both Olympic sprint canoers.





















Gabriella Szabo













































About Gabriella Szabo

Hungarian spring canoer who earned a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in the K-4 500 meter event. She made her Olympic debut in 2008, taking the silver medal in the K-4 500 meter race.


Early life

She received a bronze medal at the 2007 World Championships in Duisburg, competing in the K-2 1,000 meter event.


Trivia

She earned a total of eight gold medals in World Championship events from 2009 to 2014.


Family of Gabriella Szabo

She was born in Budapest, Hungary.


Close associates of Gabriella Szabo

She and French spring canoer Anne-Laure Viard competed against each other at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.





















Gert Fredriksson













































About Gert Fredriksson

Swedish sprint canoer who won six gold medals between 1942 and 1964 and competed at four different Olympics.


Early life

He competed in his first Olympic events in 1948 when he took gold in the K-1 1,000 meter and K-1 10,000 meter races.


Trivia

He served as the head coach for the Swedish canoe team at the 1964 Olympics.


Family of Gert Fredriksson

He is the son of Agnes and Heglund Fredriksson.


Close associates of Gert Fredriksson

He took gold in the 1960 Olympics when boxer Muhammad Ali also took home the gold.





















Aurel Vernescu

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About Aurel Vernescu

Romanian sprint canoer who competed in four Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal and two bronzes.


Early life

He won eleven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, four of them golds.


Trivia

He died from a cardiac insufficiency.


Family of Aurel Vernescu

He was born and raised in Romania.


Close associates of Aurel Vernescu

He and Anne-Laure Viard were both Olympic sprint canoers.