The Hungarian canoe and kayak team had a successful weekend at this weekend’s ECA Senior Canoe Sprint European Championships, held in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany. Hungary has won 8 gold medals and 5 silver medals, surpassing high expectations and topping the medal table.
Botond Strocz, head coach of Hungary, expected about 8 to 10 medals from his team. As he put it before the race, “if we display the same performance as in Montemor-o-Velho last year, I shall be satisfied.” The 2013 competition resulted in 11 medals altogether, and has been surpassed by this year’s 12 medals.
The medal table, complete with the Hungarian medals: