1977 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1977 Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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. The men's K-1 4 x 500 m relay was discontinued at these championships and replaced by the men's K-4 500 m event.

This was the thirteenth championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summaryEdit

Men'sEdit

CanoeEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 500 m   Lipat Variabev (ROU)   Ulrich Eicke (GER)   Zdislav Soroko (URS)
C-1 1000 m   Ivan Patzaichin (ROU)   Sergey Antipov (URS)   Tamás Buday (HUN)
C-1 10000 m   Tamás Wichmann (HUN)   Vasiliy Yurchenko (URS)   Ivan Patzaichin (ROU)
C-2 500 m   Hungary
László Foltan
István Vaskúti
  Canada
John Wood
Gregory Smith
  Soviet Union
Vasyl Yurchenko
Yuriy Lobanov
C-2 1000 m   Soviet Union
Vasyl Yurchenko
Yuriy Lobanov
  Hungary
Tamás Buday
Oszkár Frey
  Poland
Jerzy Opara
Andrzej Gronowicz
C-2 10000 m   Soviet Union
Sergey Petrenko
Yuriy Lobanov
  Romania
Lipat Variabev
Pavel Cozlov
  Hungary
Zoltán Parti
András Hubik

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Vasile Dîba (ROU)   Grzegorz Śledziewski (POL)   Zoltán Sztanity (HUN)
K-1 1000 m   Vasile Dîba (ROU)   Rüdiger Helm (GDR)   Oreste Perri (ITA)
K-1 10000 m   Oreste Perri (ITA)   István Fábián (HUN)   Nikolay Stepanenko (URS)
K-2 500 m   East Germany
Joachim Mattern
Bernd Olbricht
  Soviet Union
Viktor Vorobiyev
Nikolay Astapkovich
  Hungary
Géza Csapó
Jószef Svidró
K-2 1000 m   Hungary
Zoltán Bakó
István Szabó
  East Germany
Bernd Olbricht
Joachim Mattern
  Soviet Union
Vladimir Romanovskiy
Sergey Nagomy
K-2 10000 m   Soviet Union
Petras Šiurskas
Anatoliy Korolkov
  Hungary
Zoltán Bakó
István Szabó
  Romania
Nicolae Tico
Cuprian Macareanu
K-4 500 m   Poland
Ryszard Oborski
Daniel Wełna
Grzegorz Kołtan
Henryk Budzicz
  Romania
Ion Dragulschi
Beniami Borbandi
Policarp Malîhin
Vasile Simiocenco
  Spain
Herminio Menéndez
Martin Vásquez
Jóse Ramón López
Luis Gregario Ramos
K-4 1000 m   Poland
Ryszard Oborski
Daniel Wełna
Grzegorz Kołtan
Henryk Budzicz
  Soviet Union
Aleksandr Shaparenko
Vladimir Morozov
Sergey Nikolskiy
Aleksandr Avdeyev
  Spain
Herminio Rodriguez
José María Esteban
Jóse Ramón López
Luis Gregario Ramos
K-4 10000 m   Soviet Union
Aleksandr Shaparenko
Vladimir Morozov
Sergey Nikolskiy
Aleksandr Avdeyev
  Hungary
Csaba Giczi
János Rátkai
István Joós
Iván Herczeg
  Poland
Andrzej Klimaszewski
Krzysztof Lepianka
Zbigniew Torzecki
Zdzisław Szubski

Women'sEdit

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Gudrun Klaus-Dittmar (GDR)   Maria Cosma (ROU)   Tatyana Korzhunova (URS)
K-2 500 m   East Germany
Marion Rösiger
Martina Fischer
  Romania
Agafia Orlov
Natasia Nichitov
  Bulgaria
Vania Gescheva
Diana Christova
K-4 500 m   Bulgaria
Maria Mintscheva
Rosa Bohanova
Velitscha Mintscheva
Natascha Janakieva
  East Germany
Marion Rösiger
Martina Fischer
Sabine Pochert
Gudrun Klaus-Dittmar
  Soviet Union
Taisiya Lapteyeva
Galina Zhikareva
Tatyana Korzhunova
Nina Doroh

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)44614
2  Romania (ROU)44210
3  Hungary (HUN)34411
4  East Germany (GDR)3306
5  Poland (POL)2125
6  Bulgaria (BUL)1012
  Italy (ITA)1012
8  Canada (CAN)0101
  West Germany (FRG)0101
10  Spain (ESP)0022
Totals (10 nations)18181854


ReferencesEdit