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1954 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1954 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Mâcon, France. This event was held under the auspices of 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. The type or number of events held at the championships remained unchanged from the previous championships.

This was the fourth championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summaryEdit

Men'sEdit

CanoeEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 1000 m   János Parti (HUN)   István Hernek (HUN)   Jaroslav Poupa (TCH)
C-1 10000 m   Jiří Vokněr (TCH)   František Čapek (TCH)   István Hernek (HUN)
C-2 1000 m   Austria
Kurt Liebhart
Engelbert Lulla
  Hungary
István Bodor
József Tuza
  Hungary
Ferenc Csonka
Mihály Sasvári
C-2 10000 m   Hungary
Károly Wieland
József Halmay
  Hungary
Ferenc Csonka
Mihály Sasvári
  Czechoslovakia
Jaroslav Sieger
Zdeněk Ziegler

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Gert Fredriksson (SWE)   Meinhard Mittenberger (GER)   Mircea Anastasescu (ROU)
K-1 1000 m   Gert Fredriksson (SWE)   Louis Gantois (FRA)   Ferenc Hatlaczki (HUN)
K-1 10000 m   Ferenc Hatlaczki (HUN)   Miloš Pech (TCH)   Harald Eriksen (NOR)
K-1 4 x 500 m relay   Sweden
Lars Glasser
Carl-Åke Ljung
Bert Nilsson
Gert Fredriksson
  Hungary
Ervin Szörényi
András Sován
Ferenc Wágner
Ferenc Hatlaczki
  Austria
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Alfred Schmidtberger
Hermann Salzner
K-2 500 m   West Germany
Ernst Steinhauer
Meinhard Miltenberger
  Sweden
Bengt Linfors
Valter Wredgberg
  Hungary
Ferenc Wágner
András Sován
K-2 1000 m   Hungary
István Mészáros
György Mészáros
  West Germany
Michel Scheurer
Gustav Schmidt
  West Germany
Helmut Nuller
Günter Krammer
K-2 10000 m   Austria
Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
  Sweden
Sigvard Johansson
Rolf Fjellmann
  West Germany
Ernst Steinhauer
Helmuth Stocker
K-4 1000 m   Hungary
Imre Vagyócki
László Kovács
László Nagy
Zoltán Szigeti
  Sweden
Einar Pihl
Ebbe Frick
Ragnar Heurlin
Stig Andersson
  France
Maurice Graffen
Marcel Renaud
Louis Gantois
Robert Enteric
K-4 10000 m   Sweden
Einar Pihl
Ebbe Frick
Ragnar Heurlin
Stig Andersson
  Sweden
Hans Wetterström
Carl Sundin
Sigvard Johansson
Rolf Fjellmann
  Hungary
János Urányi
István Mészáros
György Mészáros
Ferenc Varga

Women'sEdit

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Therese Zenz (SAA)   Fritzi Schwingl (AUT)   Tove Nielsen (DEN)
K-2 500 m   Hungary
Hilda Pintér
Klára Fried-Bánfalvi
  Hungary
Valéria Lieszkovszky
Vilma Egresi
  West Germany
Lisa Schwarz
Gisela Amail

NoteEdit

Zenz competed for Saar, but is listed in official reports as competing for West Germany.

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Hungary (HUN)65516
2  Sweden (SWE)4408
3  West Germany (FRG)2237
4  Austria (AUT)2114
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1225
6  France (FRA)0112
7  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
  Romania (ROU)0011
Totals (9 nations)15151545


ReferencesEdit