Adam van Koeverden

Birth Name: Adam Joseph van Koeverden

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: January 29, 1982

*Dutch (father)
*Hungarian (mother)

Adam van Koeverden is a Canadian sprint kayaker and politician. A member of the Liberal Party, he has been a Member of the Canadian Parliament for Milton (ON), since October 21, 2019. He won the Olympic gold medal in the K-1 500m category in 2004. He is a two-time world champion in K-1 500 and K-1 1000, winning four Olympic and eight world championship medals.

His father, Joe van Koeverden, is Dutch. His mother, Beata Bokrossy, is Hungarian.

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