ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
LASZLO FABIAN

Sport: Canoeing
Inducted: 1996
Country: Hungary
Born: 1934 in Budapest, Hungary

Fabian, top left, and Uranyi, bottom left, congratulated by German silver medalists.

At the Melbourne Olympic Games in 1956, Laszlo Fabian (with Hungarian partner Janos Uranyi) won the gold medal in the 10,000-Meter Kayak Doubles event (43:37.0). They were the first Hungarians ever to win a medal in Olympic canoe-kayak competition.

Fabian is also the winner of four World kayak championships and seven European championships. His World titles: 1958 in the K-2 10,000-Meters with Uranyi; 1963 with Istvan Timer; 1966 with Imre Szollosi; and 1963, in the K-4 10,000-Meters, with Timer, Otto Koltai, and Laszlo Urogi.
 
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