1974 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1974 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Mexico City, Mexico in neighboring Xochimilco. This marked the first time the championships took place outside Europe. As of 2009, all championships have taken place either in Europe or North America. The lake was where the canoeing and rowing events took place for the 1968 Summer Olympics.

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

This was the eleventh championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summaryEdit

Men'sEdit

CanoeEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 500 m   Sergey Petrenko (URS)   Klaus Zeisler (GDR)   Ivan Patzaichin (ROU)
C-1 1000 m   Vasiliy Yurchenko (URS)   Klaus Zeisler (GDR)   Ivan Patzaichin (ROU)
C-1 10000 m   Tamás Wichmann (HUN)   Vasiliy Yurchenko (URS)   Ivan Patzaichin (ROU)
C-2 500 m   Soviet Union
Aleksandr Vinogradov
Yuriy Lobanov
  Romania
Georghe Danielov
Gheorghe Simionov
  Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Šach
Jiří Čtvrtečka
C-2 1000 m   Soviet Union
Vladas Česiūnas
Yuriy Lobanov
  Poland
Jerzy Opara
Andrzej Gronowicz
  Romania
Cherasim Munteanu
Vasile Serghei
C-2 10000 m   Soviet Union
Vladas Česiūnas
Yuriy Lobanov
  Hungary
Tamás Buday
Gábor Haraszti
  France
Alain Alcard
Jean-Paul Cezard

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Vasile Dîba (ROU)   Géza Csapó (HUN)   Grzegorz Śledziewski (POL)
K-1 1000 m   Géza Csapó (HUN)   Grzegorz Śledziewski (POL)   Oreste Perri (ITA)
K-1 10000 m   Oreste Perri (ITA)   Aleksandr Shaparenko (URS)   Péter Völgyi (HUN)
K-1 4 x 500 m relay   Romania
Vasile Dîba
Ernst Pavel
Atanase Sciotnic
Mihail Zaifu
  Soviet Union
Vitaliy Trukshin
Sergey Zhuchray
Anatoliy Kobrisev
Nikolay Astapkovich
  Poland
Ryszard Oborski
Grzegorz Śledziewski
Kazimierz Górecki
Andrzej Matysiak
K-2 500 m   Poland
Ryszard Oborski
Grzegorz Śledziewski
  Hungary
József Deme
János Rátkai
  East Germany
Ulrich Hellige
Herbert Laabs
K-2 1000 m   Hungary
Zoltán Bakó
István Szabó
  Soviet Union
Vladimir Kozubin
Mikhail Afansiyev
  East Germany
Volkmar Thiede
Rüdiger Helm
K-2 10000 m   Romania
Ion Terente
Antrop Variabev
  Belgium
Jos Broeckx
Paul Stinckens
  Soviet Union
Konstantin Kostenko
Vyacheslav Kononov
K-4 1000 m   East Germany
Herbert Laabs
Ulrich Hellige
Jürgen Lehnert
Bernd Duvigneau
  Soviet Union
Yuriy Filatov
Aleksandr Degtyarov
Aleksandr Kuprikov
Nikolay Astapkovich
  Hungary
József Deme
János Rátkai
Csongor Vargha
Csaba Giczi
K-4 10000 m   Soviet Union
Leonid Derevyasnko
Nikolai Gorbachev
Pytor Zhurga
Anatoliy Zharkin
  Hungary
Csaba Giczi
Csongor Vargha
István Szabó
Zoltán Romhanyi
  Poland
Ryszard Oborski
Kazimierz Górecki
Grzegorz Kołtan
Andrzej Matysiak

Women'sEdit

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Anke Ohde (GDR)   Nina Gopova (URS)   Maria Cosma (ROU)
K-2 500 m   East Germany
Bärbel Köster
Anke Ohde
  Romania
Victoria Dumitru
Maria Nichiforov
  Hungary
Ilona Tözser
Mária Zakariás
K-4 500 m   East Germany
Ilse Kaschube
Bärbel Köster
Anke Ohde
Carola Zirzow
  Soviet Union
Nina Gopova
Larissa Kabakova
Tatyana Korzhunova
Galina Kreft
  Romania
Victoria Dumitru
Maria Nichiforov
Maria Cosma
Agafia Orlov

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union67114
2  East Germany4228
3  Hungary34310
4  Romania32611
5  Poland1236
6  Italy1012
7  Belgium0101
8  Czechoslovakia0011
  France0011
Totals (9 nations)18181854

ReferencesEdit