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Lajos Kiss

Full name: Lajos Kiss
Gender: Male
Born: May 22, 1934 in Miskolc, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
Died: August 31, 2014
Affiliations: Diósgyőri VTK, Miskolc (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Lajos Kiss was a silver medalist at the 1958 World Championships in Praha in the 4x500 metre relay. He also added a bronze medal in the K1-1000 at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Kiss struggled with chronic illnesses in the later years of his life, undergoing amputation of portions of his feet, which left him wheelchair bound, before succumbing to complications of diabetes.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Canoeing Hungary Final Round 3 4:16.2
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Canoeing Hungary Round One Heat Two 2 Q 4:35.8
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