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Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada consisted of 11 events, all in canoe sprint, held at the rowing basin on Notre Dame Island. The canoe slalom events introduced at the previous Games in Munich were not included in the Montreal program though four 500 m events for men were (C-1, C-2, K-1, and K-2).

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
details
Aleksandr Rogov
  Soviet Union
John Wood
  Canada
Matija Ljubek
  Yugoslavia
C-1 1000 metres
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Matija Ljubek
  Yugoslavia
Vasyl Yurchenko
  Soviet Union
Tamás Wichmann
  Hungary
C-2 500 meters
details
Serhei Petrenko
and Aleksandr Vinogradov
  Soviet Union
Jerzy Opara
and Andrzej Gronowicz
  Poland
Tamás Buday
and Oszkár Frey
  Hungary
C-2 1000 metres
details
Serhei Petrenko
and Aleksandr Vinogradov
  Soviet Union
Gheorge Danielov
and Gheorghe Simionov
  Romania
Tamás Buday
and Oszkár Frey
  Hungary
K-1 500 metres
details
Vasile Dîba
  Romania
Zoltán Sztanity
  Hungary
Rüdiger Helm
  East Germany
K-1 1000 metres
details
Rüdiger Helm
  East Germany
Géza Csapó
  Hungary
Vasile Dîba
  Romania
K-2 500 metres
details
Joachim Mattern
and Bernd Olbricht
  East Germany
Serhei Nahorny
and Vladimir Romanovsky
  Soviet Union
Larion Serghei
and Policarp Malîhin
  Romania
K-2 1000 metres
details
Serhei Nahorny
and Vladimir Romanovsky
  Soviet Union
Joachim Mattern
and Bernd Olbricht
  East Germany
Zoltán Bakó
and István Szabó
  Hungary
K-4 1000 metres
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Sergei Chukhray
Aleksandr Degtyarev
Yuri Filatov
Volodymyr Morozov
  Spain (ESP)
José María Esteban
José Ramón López
Herminio Menéndez
Luis Gregorio Ramos
  East Germany (GDR)
Frank-Peter Bischof
Bernd Duvigneau
Rüdiger Helm
Jürgen Lehnert

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
Carola Zirzow
  East Germany
Tatiana Korshunova
  Soviet Union
Klára Rajnai
  Hungary
K-2 500 metres
details
Nina Gopova
and Galina Kreft
  Soviet Union
Anna Pfeffer
and Klára Rajnai
  Hungary
Bärbel Köster
and Carola Zirzow
  East Germany

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)6309
2  East Germany (GDR)3137
3  Romania (ROU)1124
4  Yugoslavia (YUG)1012
5  Hungary (HUN)0358
6  Canada (CAN)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
  Spain (ESP)0101
Totals (8 nations)11111133

ReferencesEdit