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József Hunics

Full name: József Hunics
Gender: Male
Born: March 10, 1936 in Ráckeresztúr, Fejér, Hungary
Died: July 27, 2012 in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Affiliations: Budapest Honvéd, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Besides their C2-10,000 Olympic bronze in 1956, József Hunics and [Imre Farkas] won bronze in C2-1,000 at the 1957 European Championships and were fifth in C2-1,000 at the 1958 World Championships. At the 1959 European Championships, Hunics, by then teamed up with Gyula Dömötör, won gold in C2-1,000 and silver in C2-10,000. Domestically he won six Hungarian titles, pairing with Farkas to win the C2-500 m, C2-1,000 m and C2-10,000 at the 1956 and 1957 Hungarian championships. Hunics retired from sports in 1960 and later worked as a canoeing coach in Hungary.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres Hungary HUN 3 Bronze

Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Canoeing Hungary HUN Imre Farkas Final Standings 1956-11-30
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