1991 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1991 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Paris, France.

The men's competition consisted of eight Canadian (single paddle, open boat) and nine kayak events. Five events were held for the women, all in kayak. This was the first championship with a unified German team for the first time since 1938 following separate East German and West German teams that competed from 1950 to 1990.

This was the 24th championships in canoe sprint.

Medal summaryEdit

Men'sEdit

CanoeEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
C-1 500 m   Michał Śliwiński (URS)   Nikolai Buhalov (BUL)   Olaf Heukrodt (GER)
C-1 1000 m   Ivan Klementiev (URS)   Nikolai Buhalov (BUL)   Matthias Röder (GER)
C-1 10000 m   Zsolt Bohács (HUN)   Ivan Klementiev (URS)   Andrew Train (GBR)
C-2 500 m   Hungary
Attila Pálizs
Attila Szabó
  Soviet Union
Viktor Reneisky
Nicolae Juravschi
  France
Olivier Boivin
Didier Hoyer
C-2 1000 m   Germany
Ulrich Papke
Ingo Spelley
  France
Olivier Boivin
Didier Hoyer
  Soviet Union
Viktor Reneisky
Nicolae Juravschi
C-2 10000 m   Hungary
István Gyulay
Pál Pétervári
  Romania
Gheorghe Andriev
Romice Haralambie
  Great Britain
Andrew Train
Stephen Train
C-4 500 m   Soviet Union
Viktor Reneisky
Nicolae Juravschi
Yuriy Gurin
Valeriy Veshko
  France
Benoît Bernard
Jöel Bettin
Philippe Renaud
Pascal Sylvoz
  Germany
Axel Berndt
Andreas Dittmer
Sven Montag
Thomas Zereske
C-4 1000 m   Soviet Union
Viktor Reneisky
Nicolae Juravschi
Yuriy Gurin
Valeriy Veshko
  Germany
Olaf Heukrodt
Sven Montag
Ulrich Papke
Ingo Spelley
  Bulgaria
Nikolay Buhalov
Traicho Draganov
Paisiy Lubenov
Dejan Slavov

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Renn Crichlow (CAN)   Knut Holmann (NOR)   Zsolt Gyulay (HUN)
K-1 1000 m   Knut Holmann (NOR)   Ferenc Csipes (HUN)   Greg Barton (USA)
K-1 10000 m   Greg Barton (USA)   Beniamino Bonomi (ITA)   Morten Ivarsen (NOR)
K-2 500 m   Spain
Juan José Román
Juan Manuel Sánchez
  Germany
Kay Bluhm
Torsten Guitsche
  Hungary
Ferenc Csipes
Zsolt Gyulay
K-2 1000 m   Germany
Kay Bluhm
Torsten Guitsche
  Spain
Juan José Román
Juan Manuel Sánchez
  Hungary
Akos Angyal
Béla Petrovics
K-2 10000 m   France
Philippe Boccara
Pascal Boucherit
  Germany
Kay Bluhm
Torsten Guitsche
  Czechoslovakia
Róbert Erban
Juraj Kadnár
K-4 500 m   Germany
Detlef Hofmann
Oliver Kegel
Thomas Reineck
André Wohllebe
  Hungary
Attila Ábrahám
Ferenc Cspies
Gyula Kajner
Béla Petrovics
  Soviet Union
Sergey Galkov
Oleg Gorobiy
Sergey Kirsanov
Andre Plitkin
K-4 1000 m   Hungary
Attila Ábrahám
Attila Adám
Attila Androvicz
László Fidel
  Germany
Detlef Hofmann
Oliver Kegel
Thomas Reineck
André Wohllebe
  Czechoslovakia
Karol Becker
Richard Botio
Karel Hrudik
Michael Matus
K-4 10000 m   Germany
Detlef Hofmann
Oliver Kegel
Thomas Reineck
André Wohllebe
  Australia
Ramon Andersson
Clint Robinson
Ian Rowling
Steven Wood
  Sweden
Jonas Fager
Pablo Grate
Hans Olsson
Peter Orban

Women'sEdit

KayakEdit

Event Gold Time Silver Time Bronze Time
K-1 500 m   Katrin Borchert (GER)   Rita Kőbán (HUN)   Josefa Idem (ITA)
K-1 5000 m   Josefa Idem (ITA)   Anna Wood (AUS)   Katrin Borchert (GER)
K-2 500 m   Germany
Ramona Portwich
Anke von Seck
  Hungary
Éva Dónusz
Erika Mészáros
  Sweden
Agneta Andersson
Anna Olsson
K-2 5000 m   Germany
Ramona Portwich
Anett Schuck
  Sweden
Maria Haglund
Susanne Rosenquist
  France
Bernadette Bregeon
Sabine Gotschy
K-4 500 m   Germany
Katrin Borchert
Monika Bunke
Ramona Portwich
Anke von Seck
  Hungary
Éva Dónusz
Katalin Gyulay
Rita Kőbán
Erika Mészáros
  China
Liu Qinglan
Ning Menghua
Wang Jing
Wen Yanfang

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)84416
2  Hungary (HUN)45312
3  Soviet Union (URS)4228
4  France (FRA)1225
5  Italy (ITA)1113
  Norway (NOR)1113
7  Spain (ESP)1102
8  United States (USA)1012
9  Canada (CAN)1001
10  Bulgaria (BUL)0213
11  Australia (AUS)0202
12  Sweden (SWE)0123
13  Romania (ROM)0101
14  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0022
  Great Britain (GBR)0022
16  China (CHN)0011
Totals (16 nations)22222266

ReferencesEdit