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Sándor Tótka biography: 13 things about Olympic canoeist born in Mezőtúr, Hungary

Sandor Totka is a canoeist born in Mezőtúr, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County, Hungary. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He is 6’2″ tall. His registered weight is 185 lbs.
  2. In 2002, he participated in ballroom dancing, gymnastics, athletics and football.
  3. In 2004, he he got into kayaking in Gyomaendrőd, Békés County, Hungary.
  4. In 2007, he focused on ballroom dancing and canoe sprint.
  5. In 2010, he finished first in K-1 500-meter canoe sprint at the Young Olympics in Singapore.
  6. In 2011, he finished finished first in K-2 200 meters, second in K-1 200 meters and third in K-1 500 meters at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Junior Canoe Sprint World Championships in Brandenburg, Germany.
  7. In 2012, he finished first in K-1 200 meters, K-1 500 meters and K 200 meters at the European Canoe Association (ECA) Canoe Sprint Junior European Championships in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal.
  8. In 2014, he finished first in K-1 4 x 200 meters at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Moscow, Russia.
  9. In 2015, he finished first in K-2 200 meters at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy. In the same year, he was named Hungarian Kayaker of the Year.
  10. In June 2016, he finished first in K-4 500 meters at the ICF European Canoe Sprint Championships in Moscow, Russia. Representing Hungary, he and Péter Molnár finished fourth in men’s 200-meter kayak doubles at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 18, 2016.
  11. In 2017, he finished first in K-2 500 meters and K-4 500 meters at the ICF European Canoe Sprint Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
  12. In 2018, he, Molnár and their teammates Miklós Dudás and István Kuli finished second in K-4 500 meters both at the ICF European Canoe Sprint Championships in Belgrade, Serbia and at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany. In the same year, he, Dudás, Kuli and their teammate Tamás Somorácz finished third at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.
  13. In May 2021, he finished second in K-1 200 meters at the ICF CSL World Cup in Szeged. He was 27 years old when he represented Hungary at the 2020 Summer Olympics, which took place in Tokyo, Japan from July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021. On August 5, 2021, he won gold in men’s K-1 200-meter canoeing.

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