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Antal Hajba

Full name: Antal Hajba
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: January 16, 1938 in Mikosszéplak, Vas, Hungary
Died: March 5, 2017
Affiliations: Magyar Honvédelmi Sportszövetség
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Antal Hajba competed in Canadian doubles canoeing at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, just missing a medal with a fourth-place finish. His greatest sporting achievement came in 1966 when he won the World Championships in the Canadian singles 10,000 metre event. As a youth Hajba started in sports as a wrestler, but started in canoeing in an attempt to woo a girl who wanted to try that sport. Hajba later became a coach of canoeing in Hungary.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Hungary HUN 4

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Árpád Soltész Final Round 1964-10-22
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Árpád Soltész Repêchage 1964-10-21
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Hungary HUN Árpád Soltész Round One Heat One 1964-10-20
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