Canoeing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's C-2 1000 metres

The men's C-2 1000 metres competition in canoeing at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing between August 18 and 22. The C-2 event was raced in two-man sprint canoes.

Competition consisted of three rounds: the heats, the semifinals and the final. All boats competed in the heats. The top three finishers in each of the two heats advanced directly to the final, while the top nine finishers from both heats moved on to the semifinal. The top three finishers in the semifinal joined the heats winners in the final.

Heats took place on August 18, semifinals on August 20, and the final on August 22.


  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Andrei Bahdanovich
and Aliaksandr Bahdanovich (BLR)
  Christian Gille
and Tomasz Wylenzek (GER)
  György Kozmann
and Tamás Kiss (HUN)


All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Monday, August 18, 2008 17:10-17:30 Heats
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 16:30-16:40 Semifinal
Friday, August 22, 2008 17:05-17:15 Final



Qualification Rules: 1..3->Final, 4..7->Semifinal + 8th best time, Rest Out

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Christian Gille, Tomasz Wylenzek   Germany 3:40.939 QF
2 Constantin Ciprian Popa, Niculae Flocea   Romania 3:41.846 QF
3 Andrew Russell, Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny   Canada 3:43.491 QF
4 György Kozmann, Tamás Kiss   Hungary 3:46.020 QS
5 Bertrand Hemonic, William Tchamba   France 3:46.431 QS
6 Everardo Cristóbal, Dimas Camilo   Mexico 3:51.684 QS
7 Ruslan Dzhalilov, Petro Kruk   Ukraine 4:06.744 QS

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Andrei Bahdanovich, Aliaksandr Bahdanovich   Belarus 3:40.369 QF
2 Serguey Torres, Karel Aguilar Chacon   Cuba 3:41.171 QF
3 Sergey Ulegin, Aleksandr Kostoglod   Russia 3:41.291 QF
4 Chen Zhongyun, Zhang Zhiwu   China 3:41.658 QS
5 Wojciech Tyszyński, Paweł Baraszkiewicz   Poland 3:42.177 QS
6 Deyan Georgiev, Adnan Aliev   Bulgaria 3:54.111 QS


Qualification Rules: 1..3->Final, Rest Out

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Wojciech Tyszyński, Paweł Baraszkiewicz   Poland 3:42.435 QF
2 György Kozmann, Tamás Kiss   Hungary 3:42.482 QF
3 Chen Zhongyun, Zhang Zhiwu   China 3:42.619 QF
4 Deyan Georgiev, Adnan Aliev   Bulgaria 3:45.019
5 Ruslan Dzhalilov, Petro Kruk   Ukraine 3:46.050
6 Bertrand Hemonic, William Tchamba   France 3:48.406
7 Everardo Cristóbal, Dimas Camilo   Mexico 3:49.695


Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
  Andrei Bahdanovich, Aliaksandr Bahdanovich   Belarus 3:36.365
  Christian Gille, Tomasz Wylenzek   Germany 3:36.588
  György Kozmann, Tamás Kiss   Hungary 3:40.258
4 Constantin Ciprian Popa, Niculae Flocea   Romania 3:40.342
5 Chen Zhongyun, Zhang Zhiwu   China 3:40.593
6 Andrew Russell, Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny   Canada 3:41.165
7 Wojciech Tyszyński, Paweł Baraszkiewicz   Poland 3:42.845
8 Sergey Ulegin, Aleksandr Kostoglod   Russia 3:44.669
9 Serguey Torres, Karel Aguilar Chacon   Cuba 3:48.877