1970 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1970 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Copenhagen, Denmark for the second time after hosting the event in 1950. This event was held under the auspices of the International Canoe Federation. Beginning at these championships, the event would be held on an annual basis in non-Summer Olympic years, a tradition that continues as of 2009.

The men's competition consisted of four Canadian (single paddle, open boat) and nine kayak events. Three events were held for the women, all in kayak.

This was the eighth championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summaryEdit

Men'sEdit

CanoeEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 1000 m   Tibor Tatai (HUN)   Jerzy Opara (POL)   Jiří Čtvrtečka (TCH)
C-1 10000 m   Tamás Wichmann (HUN)   Afansie Butelchin (ROU)   Nikolay Fedulov (URS)
C-2 1000 m   Romania
Ivan Patzaichin
Serghei Covaliov
  Hungary
Tamás Wichmann
Gyula Petrikovics
  Bulgaria
Boris Lubenov
Sachko Iliev
C-2 10000 m   Romania
Petre Maxim
Gheorghe Simionov
  Soviet Union
Valeriy Drybas
Andrey Chimish
  Sweden
Bernt Lindelöf
Erik Zeidlitz

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Anatoliy Tischenko (URS)   Grzegorz Śledziewski (POL)   Jean-Pierre Burny (BEL)
K-1 1000 m   Aleksandr Shaparenko (URS)   Lars Andersson (SWE)   Grzegorz Śledziewski (POL)
K-1 10000 m   Viktor Carev (URS)   Erik Hansen (DEN)   Péter Völgyi (HUN)
K-1 4 x 500 m relay   Soviet Union
Nikolay Gogol
Anatoliy Tischenko
Anatoliy Kobrisev
Anatoliy Sedasov
  Romania
Eugen Botez
Mihail Zaifu
Ion Jacob
Aurel Vernescu
  Hungary
Géza Csapó
István Csizmadia
Mihály Hesz
Jószef Svridó
K-2 500 m   Sweden
Lars Andersson
Rolf Peterson
  Romania
Aurel Vernescu
Atanase Sciotnic
  Austria
Gerhard Seibold
Günther Pfaff
K-2 1000 m   Austria
Gerhard Seibold
Günther Pfaff
  Sweden
Lars Andersson
Rolf Peterson
  East Germany
Klaus-Peter Ebeling
Joachim Mattern
K-2 10000 m   Soviet Union
Konstantin Kostenko
Vyacheslav Kononov
  Hungary
Imre Szöllősi
Vilmos Nagy
  Romania
Costel Coşniţă
Vasilie Simioncenco
K-4 1000 m   Soviet Union
Yuriy Filatov
Valeriy Didenko
Yuriy Zhetchenko
Volodymyr Morozov
  East Germany
Uwe Will
Eduard Augustin
Klaus-Peter Eberling
Joachim Mattern
  Hungary
István Szabó
Peter Várhelyi
Csaba Giczi
István Timár
K-4 10000 m   Norway
Egil Søby
Steinar Amundsen
Tore Berger
Jan Johansen
  West Germany
Horst Mattern
Rainer Haines
Jochen Schneider
Erich Kemnitz
  Sweden
Kurt Lycjner
Willy Tesch
Åke Sandin
Hans Nilsson

Women'sEdit

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Lyudmila Pinayeva (URS)   Mieka Jaapies (NED)   Petra Setzkorn (GDR)
K-2 500 m   West Germany
Roswitha Esser
Annemarie Zimmermann
  Soviet Union
Lyudmila Besrukova
Tamara Zhimanskaya
  East Germany
Petra Setzkorn
Petra Grabowski
K-4 500 m   Soviet Union
Lyudmila Besrukova
Tamara Zhimanskaya
Natalya Boyko
Nineli Vakula
  East Germany
Petra Setzkorn
Petra Grabowski
Ingeborg Loesch
Anita Nüssner-Kobuss
  West Germany
Roswitha Esser
Irene Pepinghege
Roswitha Spohr
Monika Bergmann

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union82111
2  Romania2316
3  Hungary2237
4  Sweden1225
5  West Germany1113
6  Austria1012
7  Norway1001
8  East Germany0235
9  Poland0213
10  Denmark0101
  Netherlands0101
12  Belgium0011
  Bulgaria0011
  Czechoslovakia0011
Totals (14 nations)16161648

ReferencesEdit