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Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's K-1 500 metres

These are the results of the men's K-1 500 metres competition in canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The K-1 event is raced by single-man canoe sprint kayaks.

MedalistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Adam van Koeverden (CAN)   Nathan Baggaley (AUS)   Ian Wynne (GBR)

HeatsEdit

The 28 competitors first raced in three heats for position in one of three semifinal races. As there are 9 lanes on the course, 27 of 28 kayakers moved on. The heats were raced on August 24.

Heat Place Athlete Country Time Notes
1 1 Eirik Verås Larsen   Norway 1:36.905 QS
1 2 Nathan Baggaley   Australia 1:37.997 QS
1 3 Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb   France 1:39.401 QS
1 4 Michael Kolganov   Israel 1:39.745 QS
1 5 Kimmo Latvamaki   Finland 1:40.645 QS
1 6 Anders Gustafsson   Sweden 1:40.689 QS
1 7 Andrey Shkiotov   Russia 1:40.809 QS
2 1 Ian Wynne   Great Britain 1:37.341 QS
2 2 Ákos Vereckei   Hungary 1:37.589 QS
2 3 Petar Merkov   Bulgaria 1:38.725 QS
2 4 Andrea Facchin   Italy 1:40.025 QS
2 5 Carlos Pérez   Spain 1:40.149 QS
2 6 Anton Ryahov   Uzbekistan 1:42.253 QS
2 7 Liu Haitao   China 1:43.337 QS
3 1 Adam van Koeverden   Canada 1:37.591 QS
3 2 Javier Correa   Argentina 1:38.675 QS
3 3 Lutz Altepost   Germany 1:38.859 QS
3 4 Emanuel Silva   Portugal 1:40.067 QS
3 5 Sebastian Cuattrin   Brazil 1:40.999 QS
3 6 Martin Chorváth   Slovakia 1:42.383 QS
3 7 Simon Faeh   Switzerland 1:42.415 QS
4 1 Alan van Coller   South Africa 1:40.089 QS
4 2 Rami Zur   United States 1:40.349 QS
4 3 Alvydas Duonėla   Lithuania 1:40.365 QS
4 4 Paweł Baumann   Poland 1:42.581 QS
4 5 Apostolos Papandreou   Greece 1:44.217 QS
4 6 Tony Lespoir   Seychelles 2:02.669 QS
4 7 Steven Ferguson   New Zealand 2:06.937

SemifinalsEdit

The top three finishers in each of the three semifinals qualified for the final. Fourth place and higher competitors were eliminated. The semifinals were raced on August 26.

Semifinal 1
1.   Eirik Verås Larsen (NOR) 1:38.361 QF
2.   Ákos Vereckei (HUN) 1:38.737 QF
3.   Javier Correa (ARG) 1:39.525 QF
4.   Alvydas Duonėla (LTU) 1:40.253
5.   Anton Ryahov (UZB) 1:40.737
6.   Kimmo Latvamaki (FIN) 1:40.753
7.   Andrey Shkiotov (RUS) 1:40.765
8.   Sebastian Cuattrin (BRA) 1:42.213
9.   Paweł Baumann (POL) 1:43.125
Semifinal 2
1.   Ian Wynne (GBR) 1:38.911 QF
2.   Lutz Altepost (GER) 1:39.643 QF
3.   Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb (FRA) 1:40.467 QF
4.   Rami Zur (USA) 1:40.727
5.   Simon Faeh (SUI) 1:41.039
6.   Carlos Pérez (ESP) 1:41.335
7.   Emanuel Silva (POR) 1:43.051
8.   Michael Kolganov (ISR) 1:43.411
9.   Tony Lespoir (SEY) 2:04.975
Semifinal 3
1.   Adam van Koeverden (CAN) 1:38.907 QF
2.   Nathan Baggaley (AUS) 1:39.031 QF
3.   Andrea Facchin (ITA) 1:40.387 QF
4.   Alan van Coller (RSA) 1:41.131
5.   Anders Gustafsson (SWE) 1:41.291
6.   Petar Merkov (BUL) 1:42.207
7.   Martin Chorváth (SVK) 1:43.095
8.   Liu Haitao (CHN) 1:46.179
9.   Apostolos Papandreou (GRE) 1:46.627

FinalEdit

The final was raced on August 28.

    Adam van Koeverden (CAN) 1:37.919
    Nathan Baggaley (AUS) 1:38.467
    Ian Wynne (GBR) 1:38.547
4.   Eirik Verås Larsen (NOR) 1:38.667
5.   Ákos Vereckei (HUN) 1:39.315
6.   Lutz Altepost (GER) 1:39.647
7.   Bâbak Amir-Tahmasseb (FRA) 1:40.187
8.   Javier Correa (ARG) 1:40.639
9.   Andrea Facchin (ITA) 1:41.575

ReferencesEdit