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Bence Zwecker

Bence started kayaking at the age of nine on the Danube at his local club in Hungary, Építők MDKC.

In 2016 he qualified for the Canoe Sprint Junior European Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria where he finsihed 5th in K4 1000 meters.

“Competing for the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom is an exciting new challenge I look forward to! I enjoy swimming and running a lot. I like cooking traditional Hungarian dishes, reading and early morning runs.”

Bence is currently studying Management at the Warwick Business School. He goes kayaking in Leamington 4-5 times a week and does his other training on campus.

Sporting highlights

  • Junior European Championships, K4 1000m, 5th
  • Hungarian National selection race for Marathon World Championships, 2x 3rd
  • Hungarian National sprint selection race, 2x 2nd
  • University of Warwick Scholarship Athlete 17/18