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Erik Vlček
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Personal information
Nationality Slovak
Born 29 December 1981 (1981-12-29) (age 39)
Komárno, Slovakia
Height 1.90 m
Weight 89 kg
Sport
Country Slovakia
Sport Sprint kayak
Event(s) K-2 500 m, K-2 1000 m, K-4 500 m, K-4 1000 m
Club SKP Bratislava

Erik Vlček (Hungarian: Vlcsek Erik; born 29 December 1981) is a Slovak sprint canoer who has competed since the late 1990s. He is a member of the Hungarian community in Slovakia.

Competing in five Summer Olympics, he won three medals in the K-4 1000 m event with a silver in 2008, 2016 and a bronze in 2004.

Vlček also won fifteen medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with ten golds (K-4 500 m: 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007; K-4 1000 m: 2002, 2003, 2015; K-2 1000 m: 2011, 2014 and K-2 500 m: 2014), two silvers (K-4 200 m: 2009, K-4 1000 m: 2005), and three bronzes (K-4 500 m: 2001, K-4 1000 m: 2007, 2009).

He has been a scholarship holder with the Olympic Solidarity program since August 2002. Vlček is a member of the ŠKP club in Bratislava. He is 189 cm (6'2") tall and weighs 89 kg (196 lb).

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