Miguel Correa (ARG)

Miguel Correa (ARG)

ARArgentina
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
11 October 1983
Height
173 cm
Weight
77 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Alexandra Keresztesi
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Biography

General Interest

Hero / Idol
Canadian sprint paddler Adam van Koeverden. (coarg.org.ar, 09 Nov 2012)
Famous relatives
His wife Alexandra Keresztesi has represented both Argentina and Hungary in canoe sprint. She won silver in the K2 500m at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. His brother Javier has also competed in the sport, finishing eighth in the K1 500m at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Aug 2015; toronto2015.org, 11 Jul 2015; diariolapalabra.com.ar, 17 Aug 2008)
Other information
FAMILY
He met his future wife Alexandra Keresztesi at the 2002 World Championships in Seville, Spain. The pair married in April 2009. Although Keresztesi is originally from Hungary, she began competing for Argentina in 2011. They both spent one year away from competition after their wedding. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Aug 2015; toronto2015.org, 11 Jul 2015; deportes.gov.ar, 23 Sep 2011)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in 1993.
Name of coach
Diego Canepa [national]

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesK2 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men35.2715Best result
Olympic GamesK1 500mChina, Beijing23 August 20082008Men1:46.42218Best result
Olympic GamesK1 1000mChina, Beijing22 August 20082008Men3:51.71520Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men31.2897Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men33.22519Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:34.05418Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men33.0269Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men36.84519Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men1:54.85736Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Duisburg11 August 20072007Men4:02.13932Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK2 200mUnited States, Gainesville, GA21 May 20162016Men35.303Latest resultBest result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK1 500mCanada, Montreal18 May 20082008Men1:40.9622Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK1 1000mCanada, Montreal17 May 20082008Men3:40.9293Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK4 200mCanada, Montreal18 May 20082008Men33.2303Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK4 500mCanada, Montreal18 May 20082008Men1:25.3692Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK4 1000mCanada, Montreal17 May 20082008Men2:58.0732Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 200mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men36.661Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 500mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men1:42.003Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 1000mMexico, Mexico City16 September 20062006Men3:50.884Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK4 200mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men32.106Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak6 July 20032003Men162Best result