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Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's C-1 1000 metres

These are the results of the men's C-1 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The C-1 event is raced by single-man sprint canoes.

MedalistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  David Cal (ESP)   Andreas Dittmer (GER)   Attila Vajda (HUN)

HeatsEdit

The 19 competitors first raced in three heats. The first-place finishers from each of the heats advanced directly to the final, and the remaining 16 canoers moved on to the two semifinal races. The heats were raced on August 23.

Heat Place Athlete Country Time Notes
1 1 Andreas Dittmer   Germany 3:52.922 QF
1 2 Stanimir Atanasov   Bulgaria 3:55.590 QS
1 3 Marián Ostrčil   Slovakia 3:56.962 QS
1 4 Dagnis Vinogradovs   Latvia 3:57.070 QS
1 5 Jonnathan Tafra   Chile 4:04.402 QS
1 6 Jing Ying   China 4:05.874 QS
1 7 Emanuel Horvaticek   Croatia 4:27.662 QS
2 1 David Cal   Spain 3:50.091 QF
2 2 Stephen Giles   Canada 3:52.451 QS
2 3 Andreas Kiligkaridis   Greece 3:53.723 QS
2 4 Mitică Pricop   Romania 4:00.559 QS
2 5 Aliaksandr Zhukouski   Belarus 4:02.159 QS
2 6 Darwin Correa   Uruguay 4:27.115 QS
3 1 Konstantin Fomichev   Russia 3.48.690 QF
3 2 Martin Doktor   Czech Republic 3:49.029 QS
3 3 Karel Aguilar Chacon   Cuba 3:54.250 QS
3 4 Attila Vajda   Hungary 3:57.290 QS
3 5 Kaissar Nurmaganbetov   Kazakhstan 4:00.486 QS
3 6 Yuriy Cheban   Ukraine 4:00.637 QS

SemifinalsEdit

The top three finishers in each of the two semifinals advanced to the finals, joining the three canoers who had moved directly from the heats. All other canoers were eliminated. The semifinals were raced on August 25.

Semifinal 1
1.   Martin Doktor (CZE) 3:51.812 QF
2.   Attila Vajda (HUN) 3:52.236 QF
3.   Marián Ostrčil (SVK) 3:53.820 QF
4.   Andreas Kiligkaridis (GRE) 3:55.608
5.   Mitică Pricop (ROU) 3:59.640
6.   Jing Ying (CHN) 4:00.684
7.   Darwin Correa (URU) 4:22.096
8.   Jonnathan Tafra (CHI) 4:22.644
Semifinal 2
1.   Stephen Giles (CAN) 3:51.720 QF
2.   Karel Aguilar Chacon (CUB) 3:52.260 QF
3.   Dagnis Vinogradovs (LAT) 3:53.656 QF
4.   Aliaksandr Zhukouski (BLR) 3:55.456
5.   Kaissar Nurmaganbetov (KAZ) 3:57.804
6.   Stanimir Atanasov (BUL) 4:05.664
7.   Emanuel Horvaticek (CRO) 4:24.604
8.   Yuriy Cheban (UKR) DSQ

Cheban was disqualified for not appearing in boat control after the race.

FinalEdit

The final was raced on August 27.

    David Cal (ESP) 3:46.201
    Andreas Dittmer (GER) 3:46.721
    Attila Vajda (HUN) 3:49.025
4.   Martin Doktor (CZE) 3:50.405
5.   Stephen Giles (CAN) 3:51.457
6.   Dagnis Vinogradovs (LAT) 3:53.537
7.   Marián Ostrčil (SVK) 3:54.629
8.   Karel Aguilar Chacon (CUB) 3:54.957
9.   Konstantin Fomichev (RUS) 3:55.773

Dittmer got off to a quick lead, but Cal took the lead in an early surge to open a one-second gap at the 500 meter mark. The German tried to close the gap to the Spaniard, but Cal held on to win the gold.

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