Canoeing at the 1996 Summer Olympics

The canoeing competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta / USA was composed of 16 events in two disciplines, slalom and sprint. Timing in 1/1000ths of a second began at these games for the sprint events.

Canoeing
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
No. of events16
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Medal summaryEdit

SlalomEdit

Slalom events took place at Ocoee Whitewater Center near Ducktown, Tennessee.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's C-1
details
Michal Martikán
  Slovakia
Lukáš Pollert
  Czech Republic
Patrice Estanguet
  France
Men's C-2
details
  Frank Adisson
and Wilfrid Forgues (FRA)
  Jiří Rohan
and Miroslav Šimek (CZE)
  André Ehrenberg
and Michael Senft (GER)
Men's K-1
details
Oliver Fix
  Germany
Andraž Vehovar
  Slovenia
Thomas Becker
  Germany
Women's K-1
details
Štěpánka Hilgertová
  Czech Republic
Dana Chladek
  United States
Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi
  France

SprintEdit

 
2010 picture of the finish tower at Lake Lanier where the canoe sprint and rowing competitions for the 1996 Summer Olympics took place.

Sprint events were held at Lake Lanier, Georgia.

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
details
Martin Doktor
  Czech Republic
Slavomír Kňazovický
  Slovakia
Imre Pulai
  Hungary
C-1 1000 metres
details
Martin Doktor
  Czech Republic
Ivans Klementjevs
  Latvia
György Zala
  Hungary
C-2 500 metres
details
  Hungary (HUN)
György Kolonics
Csaba Horváth
  Moldova (MDA)
Viktor Reneysky
Nicolae Juravschi
  Romania (ROU)
Gheorghe Andriev
Grigore Obreja
C-2 1000 metres
details
  Germany (GER)
Andreas Dittmer
Gunar Kirchbach
  Romania (ROU)
Marcel Glavan
Antonel Borsan
  Hungary (HUN)
Csaba Horváth
György Kolonics
K-1 500 metres
details
Antonio Rossi
  Italy
Knut Holmann
  Norway
Piotr Markiewicz
  Poland
K-1 1000 metres
details
Knut Holmann
  Norway
Beniamino Bonomi
  Italy
Clint Robinson
  Australia
K-2 500 metres
details
  Germany (GER)
Kay Bluhm
Torsten Gutsche
  Italy (ITA)
Beniamino Bonomi
Daniele Scarpa
  Australia (AUS)
Daniel Collins
Andrew Trim
K-2 1000 metres
details
  Italy (ITA)
Antonio Rossi
Daniele Scarpa
  Germany (GER)
Kay Bluhm
Torsten Gutsche
  Bulgaria (BUL)
Andrian Dushev
Milko Kazanov
K-4 1000 metres
details
  Germany (GER)
Thomas Reineck
Olaf Winter
Detlef Hofmann
Mark Zabel
  Hungary (HUN)
András Rajna
Gábor Horváth
Ferenc Csipes
Attila Adrovicz
  Russia (RUS)
Oleg Gorobiy
Sergey Verlin
Georgiy Tsybulnikov
Anatoli Tishchenko

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
Rita Kőbán
  Hungary
Caroline Brunet
  Canada
Josefa Idem
  Italy
K-2 500 metres
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Agneta Andersson
Susanne Gunnarsson
  Germany (GER)
Birgit Fischer
Ramona Portwich
  Australia (AUS)
Anna Wood
Katrin Borchert
K-4 500 metres
details
  Germany (GER)
Anett Schuck
Birgit Fischer
Manuela Mucke
Ramona Portwich
  Switzerland (SUI)
Gabi Müller
Ingrid Haralamow
Sabine Eichenberger
Daniela Baumer
  Sweden (SWE)
Susanne Rosenqvist
Anna Olsson
Ingela Ericsson
Agneta Andersson

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)5229
2  Czech Republic (CZE)3205
3  Italy (ITA)2215
4  Hungary (HUN)2136
5  Norway (NOR)1102
  Slovakia (SVK)1102
7  France (FRA)1023
8  Sweden (SWE)1012
9  Romania (ROU)0112
10  Canada (CAN)0101
  Latvia (LAT)0101
  Moldova (MDA)0101
  Slovenia (SLO)0101
  Switzerland (SUI)0101
  United States (USA)0101
16  Australia (AUS)0033
17  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
  Russia (RUS)0011
Totals (19 nations)16161648

ReferencesEdit

  • 1996 Summer Olympics official report Volume 3. pp. 162–74. (in English and French)
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-12-20.