1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Copenhagen, Denmark. This event was held under the International Canoe Federation.

The men's competition consisted of four Canadian (single paddle, open boat) and nine kayak events. Two events were held for the women, both in kayak. Events that debuted at these championships were C-1 10000 m and K-4 10000 m.

This was the third championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summaryEdit

Men'sEdit

CanoeEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 1000 m   Josef Holeček (TCH)   Robert Boutigny (FRA)   Bengt Backlund (SWE)
C-1 10000 m   Robert Boutigny (FRA)   Josef Holeček (TCH)   Bengt Backlund (SWE)
C-2 1000 m   Czechoslovakia
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudma
  France
Georges Dransart
Armand Loreau
  Czechoslovakia
Václáv Havel
Jiří Pecka
C-2 10000 m   Czechoslovakia
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudma
  France
Georges Dransart
Armand Loreau
  Czechoslovakia
Bohuslav Karlík
Oldřich Lomecký

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Johann Kobberup (DEN)   Lennart Klingström (SWE)   Andreas Lind (DEN)
K-1 1000 m   Gert Fredriksson (SWE)   Thorvald Strömberg (FIN)   Lars Petterson (SWE)
K-1 10000 m   Thorvald Strömberg (FIN)   Gert Fredriksson (SWE)   Arne Jansson (SWE)
K-1 4 x 500 m relay   Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
Lennart Klingström
Gert Fredriksson
  Denmark
Poul Agger
Andreas Lind
Ejvind Hansen
Johan Kobberup
  Austria
Herbert Klepp
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Günther Rührnschopf
K-2 500 m   Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
  Sweden
Herny Pettersson
Berndt Häppling
  Austria
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
K-2 1000 m   Sweden
Lars Glasser
Ingermar Hedberg
  Norway
Ivar Mathisen
Knut Østby
  Netherlands
Piet Bakker
Harri Kooistra
K-2 10000 m   Sweden
Gunnar Akerhund
Hans Wetterström
  Denmark
Svend Frømming
Ingvar Nørregaard
  Sweden
Karl-Erick Björk
Per-Olav Olsson
K-4 1000 m   Sweden
Einar Pihl
Hans Eirksson
Lars Pettersson
Harry Johansson
  Sweden
Gunnar Åkerlund
Ebbe Frick
Sven-Olaf Sjödelius
Hans Wetterström
  Austria
Herbert Klepp
Walter Frühwirth
Hans Ortner
Paul Felinger
K-4 10000 m   Sweden
Karl Andersson
Stig Andersson
Gösta Gustavsson
Berndt Häppling
  Sweden
Karl-Erik Björk
Per-Olav Olsson
Klas Norgren
Arne Jannson
  Austria
Walter Piemann
Alfred Schmidtberger
Otto Lochner
Alfred Krammer

Women'sEdit

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Sylvi Saimo (FIN)   Karen Hoff (DEN)   Fritzi Schwingl (AUT)
K-2 500 m   Finland
Sylvi Saimo
Greta Grönholm
  Austria
Trude Leibhart
Fritzi Schwingl
  Sweden
Ingrid Wallgren
Lisa Lundberg

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Sweden (SWE)75618
2  Czechoslovakia (TCH)3126
3  Finland (FIN)3104
4  Denmark (DEN)1315
5  France (FRA)1304
6  Austria (AUT)0156
7  Norway (NOR)0101
8  Netherlands (NED)0011
Totals (8 nations)15151545


ReferencesEdit