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Canoeing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's K-4 1000 metres

The men's K-4 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 K-4 event is raced in four-person kayaks.

Competition consists of three rounds: the heats, the semifinals, and the final. All boats compete in the heats. The top three finishers in each of the two heats advance directly to the final, while the remaining four finishers in each heat move on to the semifinal. The top three finishers in the semifinal join the top heat finishers in the final.

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

Contents

ScheduleEdit

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Monday, August 18, 2008 17:30-17:50 Heats
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 16:40-16:50 Semifinal
Friday, August 22, 2008 17:20-17:35 Final

MedalistsEdit

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

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

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Lutz Altepost, Norman Bröckl, Torsten Eckbrett, Björn Goldschmidt   Germany 2:57.148 QF
2 Márton Sík, István Beé, Ákos Vereckei, Gábor Bozsik   Hungary 2:57.242 QF
3 Raman Piatrushenka, Aliaksei Abalmasau, Artur Litvinchuk, Vadzim Makhneu   Belarus 2:58.825 QF
4 Li Zhen, Liu Haitao, Zhou Peng, Lin Miao   China 2:59.271 QS
5 David Smith, Tony Schumacher, Tate Smith, Clint Robinson   Australia 3:00.920 QS

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Richard Riszdorfer, Michal Riszdorfer, Erik Vlček, Juraj Tarr   Slovakia 2:57.876 QF
2 Franco Benedini, Antonio Rossi, Alberto Ricchetti, Luca Piemonte   Italy 2:58.627 QF
3 Marek Twardowski, Tomasz Mendelski, Paweł Baumann, Adam Wysocki   Poland 2:59.290 QF
4 Ilya Medvedev, Evgeny Salakhov, Anton Vasilev, Konstantin Vishnyakov   Russia 2:59.518 QS
5 Brady Reardon, Angus Mortimer, Chris Pellini, Rhys Hill   Canada 3:06.811 QS

SemifinalEdit

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

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
1 Ilya Medvedev, Evgeny Salakhov, Anton Vasilev, Konstantin Vishnyakov   Russia 3:00.459 QF
2 Li Zhen, Liu Haitao, Zhou Peng, Lin Miao   China 3:01.787 QF
3 Brady Reardon, Angus Mortimer, Chris Pellini, Rhys Hill   Canada 3:02.572 QF
4 David Smith, Tony Schumacher, Tate Smith, Clint Robinson   Australia 3:02.743

FinalEdit

Rank Athletes Country Time Notes
  Raman Piatrushenka, Aliaksei Abalmasau, Artur Litvinchuk, Vadzim Makhneu   Belarus 2:55.714
  Richard Riszdorfer, Michal Riszdorfer, Erik Vlček, Juraj Tarr   Slovakia 2:56.593
  Lutz Altepost, Norman Bröckl, Torsten Eckbrett, Björn Goldschmidt   Germany 2:56.676
4 Franco Benedini, Antonio Rossi, Alberto Ricchetti, Luca Piemonte   Italy 2:57.626
5 Márton Sík, István Beé, Ákos Vereckei, Gábor Bozsik   Hungary 2:59.009
6 Marek Twardowski, Tomasz Mendelski, Paweł Baumann, Adam Wysocki   Poland 2:59.505
7 Li Zhen, Liu Haitao, Zhou Peng, Lin Miao   China 3:00.078
8 Ilya Medvedev, Evgeny Salakhov, Anton Vasilev, Konstantin Vishnyakov   Russia 3:00.654
9 Brady Reardon, Angus Mortimer, Chris Pellini, Rhys Hill   Canada 3:01.630

ReferencesEdit