Canoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics
Canoeing was an official Olympic sport for the first time at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. It had been a demonstration sport twelve years earlier at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. A total of nine events were contested at the 1936 Games, all in canoe sprint for men.
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
|Venue||Langer See, Grünau|
|Competitors||119 from 19 nations|
A total of 119 canoers from 19 nations competed at the Berlin Games:
|8||United States (USA)||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (8 nations)||9||9||9||27|
- The 1936 official Olympic Report has the silver medalists listed as Josef Kampfl and Alois Edeltitsch, but information from Olympisch Enzyklopaedie (in German), the Austrian Olympic Committee, and from Volker Kluge's Olympia Chronik (in German) all confirm that the actual silver medalists were Weinstabl and Proisl.