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Canoeing at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 1000 metres

The men's K-1 1000 metres event was an individual kayaking event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 2000 Summer Olympics program.

MedalistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Knut Holmann (NOR)   Petar Merkov (BUL)   Tim Brabants (GBR)

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The top six finishers from each of the heats and the three fastest finisher advanced directly to the semifinals.

Heat 1 of 4
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 3 Lutz Liwowski   Germany 3:36.404 QS
2 10 Roland Kökény   Hungary 3:38.066 QS
3 11 Petar Merkov   Bulgaria 3:38.234 QS
4 13 Jacopo Majochi   Italy 3:39.176 QS
5 16 Johan Eriksson   Sweden 3:40.190 QS
6 18 Vaidas Mizeras   Lithuania 3:40.202 QS
7 24 Anton Ryakhov   Uzbekistan 3:43.718 QS
8 30 Roger Caumo   Brazil 3:52.082
Heat 2 of 4
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 4 Knut Holmann   Norway 3:36.565 QS
2 9 Javier Correa   Argentina 1:40.275 QS
3 12 Rastislav Kužel   Slovakia 3:38.893 QS
4 14 Vladyslav Tereshchenko   Ukraine 3:39.517 QS
5 25 Marian Babin   Romania 3:45.127 QS
6 27 Gary Mawer   Ireland 3:45.787 QS
7 28 Nam Sung-Ho   South Korea 3:46.669
8 31 Nader Eivazi   Iran 3:59.767
Heat 3 of 4
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 2 Torsten Tranum   Denmark 3:35.841 QS
2 5 Pierre Lubac   France 3:36.573 QS
3 7 Tim Brabants   Great Britain 3:36.903 QS
4 17 Clint Robinson   Australia 3:40.197 QS
5 20 Vladimir Grushikhin   Armenia 3:40.623 QS
6 23 Rafał Głażewski   Poland 3:43.227 QS
7 26 Adrian Bachmann   Switzerland 3:45.705 QS
8 29 Mihai Apostol   Canada 3:47.679
Heat 4 of 4
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 1 Michael Kolganov   Israel 3:35.487 QS
2 6 Emilio Merchán   Spain 3:36.591 QS
3 8 Bob Maesen   Belgium 3:37.587 QS
4 15 Alan van Coller   South Africa 3:39.573 QS
5 19 Hain Helde   Estonia 3:40.407 QS
6 21 Radek Záruba   Czech Republic 3:40.731 QS
7 22 Sergey Sergin   Kazakhstan 3:42.675 QS

Overall Results Heats

Heats
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Place Time Qual.
1 Michael Kolganov   Israel 4 1 3:35.487 QS
2 Torsten Tranum   Denmark 3 1 3:35.841 QS
3 Lutz Liwowski   Germany 1 1 3:36.404 QS
4 Knut Holmann   Norway 2 1 3:36.565 QS
5 Pierre Lubac   France 3 2 3:36.573 QS
6 Emilio Merchán   Spain 4 2 3:36.591 QS
7 Tim Brabants   Great Britain 3 3 3:36.903 QS
8 Bob Maesen   Belgium 4 3 3:37.587 QS
9 Javier Correa   Argentina 2 2 3:37.849 QS
10 Roland Kökény   Hungary 1 2 3:38.066 QS
11 Petar Merkov   Bulgaria 1 3 3:38.234 QS
12 Rastislav Kužel   Slovakia 2 3 3:38.893 QS
13 Jacopo Majochi   Italy 1 4 3:39.176 QS
14 Vladyslav Tereshchenko   Ukraine 2 4 3:39.517 QS
15 Alan van Coller   South Africa 4 4 3:39.573 QS
16 Johan Eriksson   Sweden 1 5 3:40.190 QS
17 Clint Robinson   Australia 3 4 3:40.197 QS
18 Vaidas Mizeras   Lithuania 1 6 3:40.202 QS
19 Hain Helde   Estonia 4 5 3:40.407 QS
20 Vladimir Grushikhin   Armenia 3 5 3:40.623 QS
21 Radek Záruba   Czech Republic 4 6 3:40.731 QS
22 Sergey Sergin   Kazakhstan 4 7 3:42.675 QS
23 Rafał Głażewski   Poland 3 6 3:43.227 QS
24 Anton Ryakhov   Uzbekistan 1 7 3:43.718 QS
25 Marian Babin   Romania 2 5 3:45.127 QS
26 Adrian Bachmann   Switzerland 3 7 3:45.705 QS
27 Gary Mawer   Ireland 2 6 3:45.787 QS
28 Nam Sung-Ho   South Korea 2 7 3:46.669
29 Mihai Apostol   Canada 3 8 3:47.679
30 Roger Caumo   Brazil 1 8 3:52.082
31 Nader Eivazi   Iran 2 8 3:59.767

SemifinalsEdit

The top three finishers from each of the semi-finals advanced to the final.

Heat 1 of 3
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 1 Knut Holmann   Norway 3:36.425 QF
2 2 Tim Brabants   Great Britain 3:37.425 QF
3 3 Michael Kolganov   Israel 3:37.439 QF
4 9 Roland Kökény   Hungary 3:39.455
5 11 Clint Robinson   Australia 3:40.745
6 14 Vaidas Mizeras   Lithuania 3:41.969
7 18 Hain Helde   Estonia 3:43.499
8 25 Sergey Sergin   Kazakhstan 3:47.633
9 26 Gary Mawer   Ireland 3:50.363
Heat 2 of 3
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 6 Petar Merkov   Bulgaria 3:38.217 QF
2 7 Torsten Tranum   Denmark 3:38.865 QF
3 10 Emilio Merchán   Spain 3:40.263 QF
4 13 Alan van Coller   South Africa 3:41.727
5 16 Rastislav Kužel   Slovakia 3:43.203
6 17 Anders Svensson   Sweden 3:43.359
7 19 Anton Ryakhov   Uzbekistan 3:44.109
8 21 Rafał Głażewski   Poland 3:46.761
9 22 Vladyslav Tereshchenko   Ukraine 3:46.833
Heat 3 of 3
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Place Overall Athlete Nation Time Qual.
1 4 Javier Correa   Argentina 3:37.975 QF
2 5 Pierre Lubac   France 3:38.155 QF
3 8 Jacopo Majochi   Italy 3:39.157 QF
4 12 Vladimir Grushikhin   Armenia 3:41.143
5 15 Bob Maesen   Belgium 3:43.147
6 20 Radek Záruba   Czech Republic 3:44.347
7 23 Marian Babin   Romania 3:47.215
8 24 Adrian Bachmann   Switzerland 3:47.479
Lutz Liwowski   Germany DISQ

Overall Results Semi-Finals

Semi-Finals
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Place Time Qual.
1 Knut Holmann   Norway 1 1 3:36.425 QF
2 Tim Brabants   Great Britain 1 2 3:37.425 QF
3 Michael Kolganov   Israel 1 3 3:37.439 QF
4 Javier Correa   Argentina 3 1 3:37.975 QF
5 Pierre Lubac   France 3 2 3:38.155 QF
6 Petar Merkov   Bulgaria 2 1 3:38.217 QF
7 Torsten Tranum   Denmark 2 2 3:38.865 QF
8 Jacopo Majochi   Italy 3 3 3:39.157 QF
9 Roland Kökény   Hungary 1 4 3:39.455
10 Emilio Merchán   Spain 2 3 3:40.263 QF
11 Clint Robinson   Australia 1 5 3:40.745
12 Vladimir Grushikhin   Armenia 3 4 3:41.143
13 Alan van Coller   South Africa 2 4 3:41.727
14 Vaidas Mizeras   Lithuania 1 6 3:41.969
15 Bob Maesen   Belgium 3 5 3:43.147
16 Rastislav Kužel   Slovakia 3 5 3:43.203
17 Johan Eriksson   Sweden 2 6 3:43.359
18 Hain Helde   Estonia 1 7 3:43.499
19 Anton Ryakhov   Uzbekistan 2 7 3:44.109
20 Radek Záruba   Czech Republic 3 6 3:44.347
21 Rafał Głażewski   Poland 2 8 3:46.761
22 Vladyslav Tereshchenko   Ukraine 2 9 3:46.833
23 Marian Babin   Romania 3 7 3:47.215
24 Adrian Bachmann   Switzerland 1 8 3:47.479
25 Sergey Sergin   Kazakhstan 1 8 3:47.633
26 Gary Mawer   Ireland 1 9 3:50.363
27 Lutz Liwowski   Germany 3 DISQ

Liwowski's disqualification was not disclosed in the official report.

FinalEdit

Final
Date: Saturday 30 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Time
  Knut Holmann   Norway 3:33.269
  Petar Merkov   Bulgaria 3:34.649
  Tim Brabants   Great Britain 3:35.057
4 Michael Kolganov   Israel 3:35.099
5 Javier Correa   Argentina 3:35.687
6 Torsten Tranum   Denmark 3:37.811
7 Pierre Lubac   France 3:37.931
8 Jacopo Majochi   Italy 3:38.105
9 Emilio Merchán   Spain 3:39.965

Holmann took the lead at 350 meters, then held off a late challenge from Merkov. The Bulgarian refused to attend the post-race press conference over media allegations he had failed a doping test in his home country.

ReferencesEdit