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György Mészáros

Full name: György Mészáros
Nickname(s): Mészi, Rozsdás
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: April 30, 1933 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: September 14, 2015
Affiliations: Ferencvárosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Canoeing

Related Olympians: Father of Erika Mészáros.

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

György Mészáros was a Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. Mészáros won two silver medals in 1960 at Roma in the kayak relay and the K-2 1,000 metres. He also won five medals at the World Championships, highlighted by a gold in the K-2 1,000 metres in 1954, adding three silvers in the 1958 kayak relay and K-4, and the 1971 K-4 10K. He added won a World bronze in the K-4 10K in 1954. His daughter [Erika Mészáros] became a world class kayaker, winning Olympic gold in the 1992 K-4 event and silver in the same event in 1988.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Hungary HUN 2 Silver
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Men's Kayak Relay 4 × 500 metres Hungary HUN 2 Silver
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Hungary HUN 5
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Hungary HUN 4

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Hungary HUN András Szente Final Round 1960-08-29
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Hungary HUN András Szente Semi-Finals Heat One 1960-08-27
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Hungary HUN András Szente Round One Heat Two 1960-08-26
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Imre Szöllősi Final Round 1964-10-22
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Imre Szöllősi Semi-Finals Heat Three 1964-10-21
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Imre Szöllősi Round One Heat One 1964-10-20

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Final Round 1964-10-22
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Heat Two 1964-10-21
1964 Summer 31 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Round One Heat One 1964-10-20

Men's Kayak Relay 4 × 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date T
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Hungary HUN Final Round 1960-08-29 1:52.15
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Hungary HUN Semi-Finals Heat Three 1960-08-27 1:59.43
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Hungary HUN Round One Heat Three 1960-08-26 1:53.41
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