Full name: MihÃ¡ly Hesz (Hess)
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: December 15, 1943 in NÃ³grÃ¡d, NÃ³grÃ¡d, Hungary
Affiliations: FerencvÃ¡rosi TC, Budapest (HUN)
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
MihÃ¡ly Hesz had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1966 K1 10000 m, 1st 1971 K1 4Ã500 m (with [GÃ©za CsapÃ³], [IstvÃ¡n SzabÃ³], and [Csaba Giczy]), 2nd 1966 K1 4Ã500 m (with [Imre Kemecsey], [AndrÃ¡s Szente], and the non-Olympian Ferenc Cseh), 3rd 1963 K1 10000 m, 3rd 1970 K1 4Ã500 m (with [GÃ©za CsapÃ³], [IstvÃ¡n Csizmadia], and the non-Olympian JÃ³zsef SvidrÃ³), 3rd 1971 K1 500 m.
Hesz was divorced from the Hungarian swimmer [Andrea Gyarmati] in 1976 and emigrated as a dentist to West Germany in 1980. He then adopted the Germanised name Hess.
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres||Hungary||HUN||2||Silver|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres||Hungary||HUN||1||Gold|
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Canoeing||Hungary||Final Round||2||3:57.28|
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Canoeing||Hungary||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||2||Q||4:04.57|
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Canoeing||Hungary||Round One||Heat One||2||Q||4:02.90|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||Hungary||Final Round||1||4:02.63||2:00.59||5||2:02.04||1|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||Hungary||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||3||Q||4:04.97||1:57.76||3||2:07.21||4|
|1968 Summer||24||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||Hungary||Round One||Heat One||3||Q||4:04.7||1:59.0||4||2:05.7||2|