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Canoeing at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Canoeing competitions at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics were held from August 11 to August 23 at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing.

Canoeing
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueShunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park
Dates11–23 August
Competitors128
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Peter Hochschorner and Pavol Hochschorner from Slovakia became the first slalom canoeists to win three Olympic gold medals.

QualificationEdit

SlalomEdit

SprintEdit

Men
Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 500 metres
details
Maxim Opalev
  Russia
David Cal
  Spain
Iurii Cheban
  Ukraine
C-1 1000 metres
details
Attila Vajda
  Hungary
David Cal
  Spain
Thomas Hall
  Canada
C-2 500 metres
details
Meng Guanliang
and Yang Wenjun
  China
Sergey Ulegin
and Alexander Kostoglod
  Russia
Christian Gille
and Thomasz Wylenzek
  Germany
C-2 1000 metres
details
Andrei Bahdanovich
and Aliaksandr Bahdanovich
  Belarus
Christian Gille
and Tomasz Wylenzek
  Germany
György Kozmann
and Tamás Kiss
  Hungary
K-1 500 metres
details
Ken Wallace
  Australia
Adam van Koeverden
  Canada
Tim Brabants
  Great Britain
K-1 1000 metres
details
Tim Brabants
  Great Britain
Eirik Verås Larsen
  Norway
Ken Wallace
  Australia
K-2 500 metres
details
Saúl Craviotto
and Carlos Pérez
  Spain
Ronald Rauhe
and Tim Wieskötter
  Germany
Raman Piatrushenka
and Vadzim Makhneu
  Belarus
K-2 1000 metres
details
Andreas Ihle
and Martin Hollstein
  Germany
Kim Wraae Knudsen
and René Holten Poulsen
  Denmark
Andrea Facchin
and Antonio Scaduto
  Italy
K-4 1000 metres
details
  Belarus (BLR)
Raman Piatrushenka
Aliaksei Abalmasau
Artur Litvinchuk
Vadzim Makhneu
  Slovakia (SVK)
Richard Riszdorfer
Michal Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
Juraj Tarr
  Germany (GER)
Lutz Altepost
Norman Bröckl
Torsten Eckbrett
Bjorn Hogel Goldschmidt
Women
Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
Inna Osypenko
  Ukraine
Josefa Idem
  Italy
Katrin Wagner-Augustin
  Germany
K-2 500 metres
details
Katalin Kovács
and Natasa Janics
  Hungary
Beata Mikołajczyk
and Aneta Konieczna
  Poland
Marie Delattre
and Anne-Laure Viard
  France
K-4 500 metres
details
  Germany (GER)
Fanny Fischer
Nicole Reinhardt
Katrin Wagner-Augustin
Conny Waßmuth
  Hungary (HUN)
Katalin Kovács
Gabriella Szabó
Danuta Kozák
Nataša Janić
  Australia (AUS)
Lisa Oldenhof
Hannah Davis
Chantal Meek
Lyndsie Fogarty

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)3238
2  Slovakia (SVK)3104
3  Hungary (HUN)2114
4  Belarus (BLR)2013
5  Spain (ESP)1203
6  Australia (AUS)1135
7  Great Britain (GBR)1113
  Russia (RUS)1113
9  Ukraine (UKR)1012
10  China (CHN)1001
11  Canada (CAN)0112
  France (FRA)0112
  Italy (ITA)0112
14  Czech Republic (CZE)0101
  Denmark (DEN)0101
  Norway (NOR)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
18  Austria (AUT)0011
  Togo (TOG)0011
Totals (19 nations)16161648

ReferencesEdit